Page One Publishing Inc. promotes Slavens to managing editor for Douglas and YAM magazines
Jul 09, 2012
(News Release) VICTORIA — Page One Publishing Inc. announced today that Kerry Slavens has been promoted to Managing Editor with responsibility for overseeing the editorial team for Douglas, Victoria’s business magazine, and YAM, Victoria’s lifestyle magazine. This promotion consolidates Slavens’ role as YAM editor with the Douglas editorship previously held by Brian Hartz, who has moved back to Indiana to be closer to family.
“Kerry has proven that she understands how we want to evolve our magazines,” says Lise Gyorkos, President of Page One. “She was instrumental in YAM’s major growth last year — and with her energy, community involvement, and business knowledge, Douglas is well-positioned for growth this year."
“We have a very strong vision at Page One for where we want to take Douglas and YAM magazines,” says Slavens. “I am passionate about both magazines and I’m thrilled about leading our very talented team of writers to create content that excites, informs, and engages our readers.”
Slavens is former co-owner and creative director of the award-winning agency Artemis PR + Design, and has an extensive background in business writing. A graduate of UVic’s writing department, she began her career as a reporter in B.C.’s Kootenay region before moving to Victoria and becoming editor of two magazines for Campbell Communications Ltd.: Focus on Women (now Focus) magazine and It’s a Woman’s Business. She also taught journalism at Western Academy of Photography for five years.
Douglas and YAM magazines are published by award-winning Page One Publishing, a Victoria-based independent magazine publisher. Founded in 1998, Page One currently publishes 11 custom magazine titles for the lifestyle, tourism, grocery, and b2b sectors.