Ken Sims has been a senior manager of community and daily newspapers in Canada for nearly 40 years. During this time he has worked in Nova Scotia, PEI, Ontario and Alberta.
Ken has been a board member of The Canadian Press, the Canadian Daily Newspaper Publishers Association and the Canadian Community Newspapers Association. In Atlantic Canada, he has served the industry as Chair, President and Treasurer of the Atlantic Community Newspapers Association. He has twice received the President’s award for dedication to excellence plus the Silver Quill award from CCNA for his years of service.
He was a founding member of the Atlantic Press Council and, for 18 years, its executive secretary.
Ken has served not only the newspaper industry, but his community as well. He served a short term as lay member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, president of several minor hockey associations, local theatre groups and service organizations.