Inez Forbes, President of Newspapers Atlantic (at right), presents Maurice Rees, Publisher, The Shoreline Journal the Association's award as the top salesperson in the Blanket Advertising Program for 2010.  The award was presented at the Association's annual Gala Awards Banquet held in Halifax on May 13 (submitted photo).


CEO/Publisher/Editor: Maurice Rees

In January 2008 The Journal came under the management of Maurice Rees.  He initiated a redesign of the paper, with the addition of several colour pages each issue, and added several new features to the paper.

Maurice has over 47 years experience in the community newspaper & advertising field, all of it spent in Atlantic Canada. In addition to continuing his publishing interest he has had other businesses in Maitland since 1995.

Following their acquisition of The Shoreline Journal, the paper has undergone substantial changes. The monthly page count has increased by 25% and paid circulation has increased over 40%.  The Shoreline has been the standing finalist for several awards from the Atlantic Community Newspaper Association and the Truro Chamber of Commerce Award.  Maurice is in his second year as a director to ACNA.

Your advertising in the paper will be handled personally by Maurice, whose extensive background includes being founding publisher of the Nova Scotia Business Journal, and several trade publications.

He is also the recipient of the Silver Quill Award presented by the Canadian Community Newspaper Association for 25 years service to the industry.

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The Shoreline Journal
Maurice Rees, Publisher
Box 41, Bass River, NS B0M 1B0
PH: 902-647-2968; Cell: 902-890-9850  E-mail:
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