Editor-in-chief, the Toronto Star
when gentle was announced as the new editor of the Star in June, the newsroom erupted in cheers. The first female editor-inchief in the paper’s 126-year history oversees a large staff (23 report directly to her) and bears the responsibility of managing the most widely read newspaper in Ontario. Under her leadership, the paper is pushing for more hard news than ever, with a renewed focus on local. up next: Gauging the results of the Star’s new-old paywall, an initiative that flopped the first time around.