NowPublic editor to head CBCNews.ca

28 Apr

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Praise for NowPublic from Canadian Tech Community

Praise for NowPublic from Canadian Tech Community

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Congratulations to Rachel in new role role at the CBC.  They are in good hands now.

Former BBC News editor Rachel Nixon has been appointed director of digital media for CBC News, the CBC announced Tuesday.

Nixon worked as a broadcast journalist, producer and editor at the BBC before moving over to the online realm, where she led the BBC News website’s coverage of international stories such as the Sept. 11 attacks and the war in Iraq.

During Nixon’s tenure, the BBC News website won a host of prizes, including a series of Webby Award in the best news category, Bafta awards for best news site and a European Online Journalism Award.

Nixon left her position as deputy world editor of BBCNews.com in 2008 to become global news editor of NowPublic.com, the Vancouver-based participatory news network.

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