MASTHEAD - New Canadian Media

MASTHEAD

Publisher

George Abraham – publisher@newcanadianmedia.ca

George brings 30 years of writing and newsroom management experience to New Canadian Media. He began his journalism career with The Times of India in Mumbai (formerly Bombay), followed by stints at the Khaleej Times in Dubai and as managing editor of The Peninsula in Qatar. A journalist with high ethical standards, George won the prestigious Nieman scholarship at Harvard University (1994-95), and more recently, pursued a Master’s in Journalism at Carleton University (2004).

Executive Editor

Paul Bucci – editor@newcanadianmedia.ca

Paul Bucci is an award-winning journalist and editor who has worked in senior management positions in some of Canada’s largest media companies, including Postmedia, Black Press Media and Brunswick News. Accomplishments at Postmedia included establishing Tai Yang Bao, a Chinese-language online news publication and Vancouver Desi, a publication for South Asian audiences. A former legislature journalist with reporting stints in Somalia and Bosnia, Bucci has been an editor and strategist with New Canadian Media since 2022.

The Team

Brishti Basu – editorial@newcanadianmedia.ca

Deputy Editor – Brishti is a journalist and editor based in Victoria BC. She was a staff reporter at Capital   Daily, an award-winning longform publication in Victoria,   for two years where she focused on in-depth coverage of healthcare, housing, policing, race, sexual violence and stories at the intersections between them. In those two years, Basu produced multiple investigative articles that have been nominated for three national and provincial journalism awards. She is also a prolific freelance journalist, and her reporting has been featured in publications such as VICE, the Tyee, the Narwhal, National Geographic and BBC Future. 

Andreina Romero – andreina@newcanadianmedia.ca

French Editor – Born in Venezuela, Andreina Romero is a freelance writer with New Canadian Media. Prior to writing for New Canadian Media, Andreina was a bilingual contributor at The Source Newspaper, also known in French as La Source, an intercultural newspaper in Vancouver. She is also the creator and host of the podcast Girls Talk About Music and Wigs and Candles which explore music and period films from a uniquely female and Latin American lens. In 2020, Romero also co-founded Identity Pages, a youth writing mentorship program.

Rhea Lisondra – admin@newcanadianmedia.ca

Editorial Assistant – Rhea Lisondra is a Carleton Journalism and Humanities graduate and is based in Trenton, Ontario. She reports for New Canadian Media and is a co-host on the podcast AZN Connection.

Kaitlyn Smith – collective@newcanadianmedia.ca

Editorial Assistant – Keitlyn is a multi-media journalist residing in Scarborough, Ont. They are interested in long-form journalism that highlights the visibility of BIPOC expression. True to millennial form, they are a small business owner, carpenter and freelance photographer.

 

Fernando Arce – fernando.arce21@gmail.com

Editor-at-large – Fernando Arce is a Toronto-based independent journalist originally from Ecuador. He is a co-founder and editor of The Grind, a free local news and arts print publication, as well as an NCM-CAJ member and mentor. He writes in English and Spanish, and has reported from various locations across Canada, Ecuador and Venezuela. While his work in journalism is dedicated to democratizing information and making it accessible across the board, he spends most of his free time hiking with his three huskies: Aquiles, Picasso and Iris. He has a BA in Political Science from York University and an MA in Journalism from Western University.

 

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