Lucinda Chodan is the new editor in chief at the Edmonton Journal a position she held previously the Victoria Times Colonist. Before that, she spent 20 years at the Montreal Gazette where she was involved in the startup of several new sections, including Woman News, a section of particular interest to female readers; eXpress, for young people; and Weekender, a Saturday leisure and lifestyles section. She began her daily newspaper career at the Edmonton Sun, where she worked as an entertainment reporter.