Kelly Toughill is associate professor and director of the School of Journalism at the University of King’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Prof. Toughill is an award-winning journalist who has worked at newspapers in California, Florida and Ontario, and was deputy executive editor of The Toronto Star until 2006, when she shifted her focus to journalism education. Prof. Toughill has a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) from San Francisco State University and a Master of Business Administration from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Her research area is the intersection of business model design and editorial mission. She is the editor of the Business of Journalism section of J-Source.ca.
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