TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 14, 2011) - St. Joseph Media, Canada's largest privately owned consumer magazine publisher, is proud to announce today the addition of award-winning website Torontoist.com to its media family.
Founded in 2004, Torontoist has become a highly respected online-only news source serving the city of Toronto. Among its many accolades, last year Torontoist was the first digital-only publication in Canada to win a National Magazine Award.
St. Joseph Media president Douglas Knight said, "We are delighted to welcome Ken Hunt and Torontoist.com to St. Joseph Media. Torontoist has demonstrated that high standards and an intense local focus on all that makes Toronto fascinating and frustrating and a great place to live builds a strong and loyal following."
Torontoist's publisher Ken Hunt explains, "St. Joseph Media is the perfect home for Torontoist. It is a company where we will be able to retain the independent streak that makes Torontoist great, while having the support we need to grow and flourish. I couldn't be more excited for what the future holds."
About St. Joseph Media
St. Joseph Media publishes many of Canada's best known magazines and web sites. Including Toronto Life and Torontolife.com, Ottawa Magazine and Ottawamagazine.com, FASHION Magazine and Fashionmagazine.com, WeddingBells and WeddingBells.ca, Mariage Québec and mariagequebec.com, WHERE Canada magazines and where.ca, Canadian Family and Canadianfamily.com, 20minutesupperclub.ca, Quill & Quire and quillandquire.com. St. Joseph Media is a division of St. Joseph Communications.
About St. Joseph Communications
St. Joseph Communications is Canada's leading provider of integrated communications and marketing solutions. In addition to its media properties, its business platforms specialize in Content and Print, meeting its customers' communications needs in packaging and in-store design, branding, digital signage, web design, mobile media, photography, custom publishing, digital on-demand printing and high-speed, high-quality commercial printing.
Torontoist's scope encompasses absolutely everything interesting related to Toronto, including news, arts, events, culture, transit, politics, photography, public spaces, food and more. Established in October 2004 as part of the thirteen-city Gothamist network, Torontoist has become the most influential and widely-read website of its kind in Canada.