The Logic managing editor Jordan Timm despatched out the next announcement on Thursday:
I’m delighted to announce that April Fong is becoming a member of The Logic as deputy managing editor.
April is presently BNN Bloomberg’s senior digital producer, overseeing the editorial content material of its digital platforms—together with its RTDNA Award-nominated information app—and serving to assign and edit each day tales and long-form options. She helped lead the relaunch of BNN.ca in 2016, in addition to the editorial rebranding of BNNBloomberg.ca when Enterprise Information Community partnered with Bloomberg Information in 2018.
I had the privilege of working along with her all too briefly once I was at Nationwide Put up and he or she was at Monetary Put up, the place amongst different issues she helped flip FP Tech Desk into one of many Put up’s hottest verticals. We had been teammates on the Put up’s protection of the 2016 federal funds, which gave me first-hand expertise of her eager information judgement, modifying acumen, knack for strategic pondering and coolness underneath strain.
Previous to FP, April spent 4 years in Shanghai as an editor for China Financial Assessment and Discuss Magazines. She speaks Cantonese and Mandarin, and holds a Grasp of Arts in Chinese language Politics and Diplomacy from Fudan College in Shanghai in addition to a Bachelor of Journalism from Carleton College. She has additionally accomplished the Canadian Securities Course.
At The Logic, April will assist form the expansion of our newsroom and our protection of Canada’s innovation economic system. She’ll work intently with me in assigning and modifying, together with figuring out alternatives for brand new sorts of storytelling. April may also play an instrumental position recruiting and hiring as we increase and he or she’ll oversee our award-winning Every day Briefing e-newsletter. Her first day will likely be February 1.
I’ve copied her on this e-mail, so that you don’t have to attend to say good day. Please be a part of me in welcoming April to the workforce.