Carole Beaulieu appointed as publisher of L’actualit magazine

Carole BeaulieuCarole Beaulieu has been appointed publisher and editor-in-chief of L’actualité magazine.

Beaulieu has held the editor-in-chief of the magazine since 1998. She will succeed Réal Germain as publisher, who is leaving the company to pursue a career at Cogeco Diffusion.

A Rogers press release reports:

“Carole has been an outstanding editor-in-chief at L’actualité and plays a key role in shaping the influence of the magazine in Quebec society,” says [Brian Segal, president and CEO of Rogers Publishing Limited]. “Assuming the dual role of editor-in-chief and publisher will expand on her leadership to include total responsibility for the L’actualité business.”

“Beaulieu studied journalism at Carleton University. She began her career at Verdun’s Messager in 1981 and was a journalist at Le Devoir from 1984 to 1988, during which time she received the 1992 Jules-Fournier award for excellence in the French language. From 1989 to 1998, as a journalist for L’actualité, she travelled extensively and published many reports, profiles, and interviews. She has won fellowships from the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, Journalistes en Europe and the prestigious American Crane-Rogers Foundation, which resulted in her spending two years living and working in Southeast Asia. She is also the recipient of several Canadian National Magazine Awards.

“Content is King in today’s changing media world and L’actualité is the Queen of great content,” says Beaulieu. “The business opportunities abound and I am excited and honored at the prospect of leading a team of such talented professionals.”