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University Affairs editorial team

Editor Léo Charbonneau joined University Affairs as senior staff writer in 2000 and became deputy editor three years later. He was appointed editor in 2015.

Web Editor Tara Siebarth came on board in October 2009 to manage both our website and our coverage of academic careers.

Senior Writer Natalie Samson joined in January 2014 as a digital journalist to boost our online content and manage social media. She became senior writer in 2016.

Anqi Shen joined the team as a digital journalist in April 2016.

Pascale Castonguay joined in February 20017 as a francophone writer/reviser. She contributes to enhance the French content of University Affairs.

The rest of the team

  • Publisher: Philip Landon
  • Associate Publisher: Dick Seldenthuis
  • Graphic Designer: Judith Lacerte
  • Circulation and subscriptions: Appoline Kalonji
  • Invoicing: Doris Pranke
  • Advertising:
    • Career Ads (print and web) : Doris Pranke
    • Web banner advertising : Glen Ashworth
    • Editorial display : Glen Ashworth, Martin Seto (Reflex Media Sales)
  • Translation: Geneviève Legault, Lydia Lalonde, Idem Traduction
  • Art Direction: Underline Studio

Other contributors
Our occasional contributors to University Affairs are too numerous to mention. Our regular contributors include:

  • Moira McDonald
  • Suzanne Bowness
  • Marie Lambert-Chan
  • Jean-François Venne
  • Mark Cardwell
  • Diane Peters
  • Moira Farr


Awards
Since 2009, University Affairs has received:

  • Magazine of the Year honours, professional category, at the 2015 Kenneth R. Wilson Awards
  • Thirteen gold medals and six silver medals in the Canadian Online Publishing Awards
  • Nine gold medals and six silver medals in the Kenneth R. Wilson Awards in business publishing
  • Two honorable mentions in the National Magazine Awards
  • An Award for Excellence in Education Journalism by the Canadian Association of University Teachers
  • An Editor of the Year citation (for Peggy Berkowitz) by the Professional Writers Association of Canada
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