MONTREAL, July 4 /CNW/ - Marc Blondeau, Senior Vice-President of Consumer
Publishing, Rogers Publishing Limited, is pleased to announce the appointment
of Réal Germain as publisher of L'actualité, French Canada's leading current
Réal Germain comes to L'actualité and Rogers Publishing after a
successful career in news, current affairs and television production in Québec
media. "From radio, to Canadian press, to television he has consistently
demonstrated leadership and success in managing content teams and is well
poised for this new and exciting challenge," said Blondeau.
"L'actualité is one of Québec's most noteworthy and respected brands and
I am honored to join and lead the team of professionals that has built that
reputation," said Germain.
Germain worked more recently in television at groupe TVA and Télévision
Quatre Saisons. His most recent post was Vice-president of News and Current
Affairs at Télévision Quatre Saisons (TQS).
Highly respected by journalistic peers, magazine professionals and a wide
community of readers, L'actualité was recently awarded three gold awards and a
silver award at this year's annual National Magazine awards gala.
About Rogers Publishing Limited
Rogers Publishing Limited (RPL) (TSX: RCI; NYSE: RCI), a division of
Rogers Media Inc., produces many well-known consumer magazines such as
Maclean's, Chatelaine, Flare, L'actualité and Canadian Business, and is the
leading publisher of a number of industry, medical and financial publications.
Rogers Publishing also offers a complete suite of marketing solutions for its
advertising clients, including BzzAgents word-of-mouth marketing campaigns and
custom publishing solutions. All media properties are integrated with their
own popular websites. For further information about the Rogers group of
companies, please visit www.rogers.com.