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New Boss at St. Joes

Posted by Scott On August - 18 - 2017

St Joseph Communications has announce a new boss at the helm.  Welcome Mr. Douglas Kelly.  Douglas Kelly will immediately assume the position of President of St. Joseph Media.

From the Official Press Release:

Mr. Kelly, who is currently SVP, Strategic Content Labs, at St. Joseph Media, takes over the position from Douglas Knight, who recently retired after leading the division for 10 years.

Three and a half years ago, Mr. Kelly joined St. Joseph to set up Strategic Content Labs, SJC’s custom content division. Since then, SCL has become a major part of St. Joseph’s product and service offering.

Prior to joining SJC, Mr. Kelly was Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of The National Post, where he lead numerous transformative initiatives, including groundbreaking work in content marketing that helped cement his vision of the opportunity that has defined his focus at St. Joseph: To grow its roster of premier media brands alongside Strategic Content Labs.

“I want to thank Doug Knight for his leadership and Tony Gagliano for his confidence in me as we enter a new, exciting chapter for SJM. I am honored to be working with teams at such venerable titles as Toronto Life and FASHION Magazine, as well as associates right across the Media Group and larger company,” said Mr. Kelly.

Mr. Kelly will lead a talented senior management team at Media that includes Jacqueline Loch, VP & Group Publisher of Women’s Brands; Karl Percy, General Manager & VP Finance; Duncan Clark, VP Strategic Development; Ken Hunt, Publisher Toronto Life; and Darlene Storey, VP Consumer Marketing & Production.

Reporting to Tony Gagliano, Mr. Kelly will also be joining SJC’s Executive Leadership Team. He will continue to lead Strategic Content Labs, along with his duties as President of SJM.
As well, Jacqueline Loch will be working with Tony Gagliano to identify and bring enterprise-wide business opportunities that could include SJC’s other major divisions, Content and Printing. Ms. Loch has agreed to add this to her current responsibilities.



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Scott Bullock is a veteran circulation expert with over 38 years experience in both Canada and the United States. He has worked on trade titles such as Publisher’s Weekly, Library Journal, School Library Journal and Small Press in the USA. In consumer magazines, Scott was the Circulation Director for D Magazine (the city magazine of Dallas, Texas), and in Canada he was the Circulation Director for Toronto Life, Fashion, and Canadian Art. From 2000 to 2004, Scott was a partner at Coast to Coast Newsstand Services. Scott has also held the post of VP Sales & Marketing, for CDS Global, Canada. Currently, CoversSell.Com is Scott’s circulation consultancy. Active clients include: Fly Fusion, Canadian Geographic, Canadian House & Home, Canada’s History, Canadian Real Estate Wealth, Canadian Woodworking, Canadian Cycling, Canadian Running, Canadian Scrapbooker, Legion, Harrowsmith, SkyNews, and SuperTrax.



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