Jon Filson will lead the launch of Toronto Star’s tablet edition.
Filson, who is the sports editor of the Star, will start his new role as assistant managing editor–tablet launch, on Aug. 11, according to a memo sent by managing editor Jane Davenport. J-Source reports.
“In the year ahead, the launch of a tablet edition as a major platform for our journalism will be a top priority,” she said in the memo. “Jon will be taking a leading role, working directly with me, to get our newsroom ready to take this step—likely at this time next year.”
His replacement as sports editor has not been named.
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