About Jennifer McGuire
Jennifer McGuire has been the General Manager and Editor in Chief of CBC News since 2009. From March 2011 to December 2016 she was responsible for managing CBC’s local and regional markets on all platforms. McGuire led the digital transformation of CBC News, including the recent push to mobile locally.
McGuire is responsible for: CBC News Network, the No. 1 news network in Canada; all news programming on CBC Television and Radio, including The National, World at Six, World Report, Marketplace and the fifth estate; Canada’s No. 1 online news site, CBCNews.ca; and all mobile applications of CBC News including Via Rail and CBC
News Airport Express services. McGuire is responsible for the launch of several new local initiatives, including the innovative hyperlocal project launched in Hamilton Ontario and recently launched station in Kitchener, Waterloo. Prior to her current role, McGuire was Executive Director of CBC Radio.