Kaela Johnson to step down as Editor-in-Chief and assume new role as Chief Communications Officer


TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2018 – Kaela Johnson, current Editor-in-Chief is resigning from the position as of Jan. 1, 2019. Eli Ridder, the founder of The Avro Post and original Editor-in-Chief will resume the position.

Johnson will remain on the board in a newly appointed position as Chief Communications Officer (CCO). The main responsibilities of the CCO are managing the publication’sPublic Relations efforts including internal and external communications, writing media kits, managing crises and responding to queries.

“Kaela Johnson has served with distinction as the acting editor-in-chief. Johnson oversaw a growing and evolving media team, and significantly enhanced our professional presence, such as through the staff photo promotion,” says Eli Ridder. “I look forward to working with her in the newly-formed role as Chief Communications Officer as we continue into the new year.”

Johnson became the Editor-in-Chief in early July as Ridder was taking the semester off to focus on his City Council campaign in Guelph, ON

Current members of the board are as follows:

  • Melissa Lopez-Martinez – GH Editor
  • Jacob Argintaru –News Editor
  • Amanda Naccarato –Life Editor
  • Shehroz Asad – Director of Social Media

Read more about the staff here.


About The Avro Post

The Avro Post, formerly known as The GH Post was launched on Oct. 16, 2017 by founding editor Eli Ridder. The Avro Post is dedicated to producing breaking, developing and in-depth stories that are unbiased, accurate and newsworthy on the campus of the University of Guelph-Humber, with some coverage extended to Humber College’s North and Lakeshore campuses.

For any questions or concerns, please contact Kaela Johnson, by e-mail at kaelaajohnson@gmail.com or on our website.

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