Editor Gary Stephen Ross and publisher Kim Peacock leave Vancouver and Western Living mags
Masthead magazine has reported that a major shakeup has taken place at TC Media's Vancouver office.
The long-time publisher and editorial director of Vancouver and Western Living magazines, Kim Peacock and Gary Stephen Ross respectively, are no longer employed there, according to an internal memo leaked to Masthead.
The memo states that TC Media's group publisher, Caroline Andrews, is now in charge. Nobody has been named as the new editorial director of the magazines.As of this writing, Peacock and Ross's name continue to appear on the online masthead of the two publications.
They have each been with the company for more than six years. No reason was given for their departures.
Ross, who was born in Toronto in 1948, has written several books, including Stung: The Incredible Obsession of Brian Molony. It inspired a 2003 movie about a gambling addict, Owning Mahowny, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman.
TC Media is owned by Transcontinental Inc., a Montreal-based publishing and printing company that generated $2 billion in revenues in 2011. Net income fell 53 percent from $166.6 million in 2010 to $77.8 million in 2011.
It has approximately 11,000 employees in Canada and the United States.
TC Media spokesperson Katherine Chartrand, who is based in Montreal, has not responded to an emailed request for an interview.
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