I am an 800 award winning and 4 times World's Best Creative Director
and Designer with more than 17 years experience of CREATING INNOVATIVE VISUAL JOURNALISM. I have been privileged to have led some VERY TALENTED PEOPLE. Please see
a cross section of our work.
Gayle Grin has the rare gifts of both vision and the discipline to carry it through. Whether it is print or the internet or any other media, she sees the end result and marks the progress toward it in incredible detail. A true artist: Gayle is the reason the National Post was one of the best designed newspapers in the world for more than a decade.
— LOU CLANCY, VISITING SCHOLAR, JOURNALISM OUTREACH, MASSEY COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO AND MY BOSS AS SENIOR VP OF POSTMEDIA FOR CORPORATE REBRANDING AND MARKETING.
Creative Director of the National Post since its launch in 1998 for 17 stunning years.
INSPIRED the design of responsive media.
CHAMPIONED, MENTORED & INSPIRED the National Post design team, both ONLINE and PRINT.
Saturday fronts resemble magazines, with dominant art reflecting the news story of the week.
COHESION of DIGITAL & PRINT in storytelling,
recognizing the unique roles of each media.
Use of ILLUSTRATION as visual narrative, even comic book style on page one. National Post was known for meaningful use of illustration
Creative direction of PROPOSAL OF REDESIGN for an abbreviated
NATIONAL POST as a subway handout paper.
Despite her diminutive stature, Gayle occupies a huge place at the centre of the National Post newsroom. Through her vision, imagination, enthusiasm and drive, she helps push all staff to think visually as they put together every days's news. She is also, quite simply, a wonderful person to work with...
— STEPHEN MEURICE, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, CANADIAN PRESS, MY FORMER BOSS AS EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, 2010 – 2015
Creative Director of
rebranding and redesign of 4 media platforms for 8 Postmedia papers.
Creative Director of REBRANDING & REDESIGN of 4 media platforms for 8 Postmedia papers.
A CONSISTENT REDESIGN for all
8 big city papers created for cost savings and to add value to the Postmedia brand, beginning with the Ottawa Citizen.