Steve Maich Appointed Senior Vice President & GM, Publishing, at Rogers Media

Steve Maich Appointed Senior Vice President & GM, Publishing, at Rogers Media 
TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Keith Pelley, President of Rogers Media, 
announced today the appointment of Steve Maich as Senior Vice President & GM, 
Publishing, effective immediately. In this new role, Maich will oversee all 
Publishing brands and seek opportunities to evolve the business model and 
identify and develop new sources of revenue.A member of the Rogers Media 
Senior Leadership Team, Maich will work collaboratively with all functions and 
lines of business within Rogers Media to integrate and leverage core 
Publishing brands across the company's suite of media assets. 
This appointment follows the move of former Rogers Publishing President Ken 
Whyte, who in October became President of Rogers Media's Next Issue Canada. 
"Steve not only possesses deep knowledge of the publishing industry and brand 
development expertise, he also has a strong vision for the future of 
publishing content within the evolving media landscape," said Pelley. "We will 
be counting on Steve's leadership not only within Publishing, but as part of 
my Senior Leadership Team, where his strategic insight will add great value 
across the Rogers Media organization." 
With more than 15 years of experience - 10 of which has been at Rogers 
Publishing - Maich is one of the most respected publishing professionals in 
the country. Most recently, Maich was founding Editor-in-Chief and Publisher 
of Sportsnet magazine, which launched in 2011, making Sportsnet Canada's first 
five-platform sports media brand. Under his leadership, the magazine grew 
to 70,000 paid subscribers in less than 18 months. Sportsnet was nominated for 
10 National Magazine Awards, including Magazine of the Year, in its first two 
years of publication. In September of this year, Maich was also appointed 
Editor-in-Chief of, the largest editorial website at Rogers Media. 
Prior to launching Sportsnet magazine, Maich was Group Publisher of Rogers's 
consumer business magazines - Canadian Business, PROFIT and MoneySense - and 
Editor-in-Chief of Canadian Business, where he led a complete redesign and 
re-launch in 2009, which increased the magazine's audience and improved 
renewal rates substantially. Before that, Maich was Executive Editor of 
Maclean's, Canada's national current affairs magazine. While there, he won 
three National Magazine Awards for his writing. 
Maich has also been a reporter and columnist with the National Post and 
Halifax Chronicle-Herald, where he won several awards for his investigative 
reporting, and is co-author of the 2009 book The Ego Boom: Why the World 
Really Does Revolve Around You. 
"I am truly honoured to have this opportunity to lead Canada's best collection 
of publishing brands into the next phase of their lives," said Maich. "These 
are challenging times in the publishing business, but also incredibly exciting 
times. Millions of Canadians continue to look to our brands for information, 
entertainment and inspiration. And we've never had more tools at our 
fingertips to reach our audiences, across multiple platforms, anytime and 
anywhere they want." 
Among the 58 Publishing titles Maich will oversee are multiplatform consumer 
and business-to-business brands such as: Maclean's, Chatelaine, L'actualité, 
FLARE, Today's Parent, HELLO! Canada, Sportsnet, Marketing, The Medical Post, 
Advisor's Edge and Canadian Grocer. 
About Rogers Media Inc. 
Rogers Media Inc., a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI; NYSE: 
RCI), is a diversified leading Canadian media company that engages in 
television and radio broadcasting, publishing, digital, and sports 
entertainment. Rogers Broadcasting has 53 AM and FM radio stations across 
Canada; television properties include seven City stations, five OMNI 
multicultural television stations, Sportsnet (consisting of four regional 
channels and the nationally-distributed Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet World, and 
Sportsnet 360), and The Shopping Channel. Rogers Publishing produces many 
well-known consumer and online magazines, such as Maclean's, Chatelaine, 
L'actualité, Canadian Business, and is the leading publisher of a number of 
industry, medical and financial publications. Rogers Media's suite of digital 
assets includes 90+ owned and 300+ premium partnership sites. Rogers Media 
Inc. owns Rogers Centre stadium, a year-round sports and entertainment 
facility, and the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club.

SOURCE  Rogers Media 
Media Contact:
 Andrea Goldstein, Rogers Media, 
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