NWC Appoints Manus Hopkins as New Assistant Editor

Michael Raine
April 29, 2022

Jim Norris, president of NWC, has announced the appointment of Manus Hopkins as assistant editor. NWC is the publisher of Canadian Musician, Canadian Music Trade, Professional Sound, and Professional Lighting & Production magazines, along with the Canadian Musician Podcast.

Originally from Whitehorse, YT, Hopkins is a graduate of Ryerson University’s journalism program (since renamed Toronto Metropolitan University) and is based in Toronto. He has worked freelance writer with a particular focus on the arts, and an accomplished guitarist and audio engineer. He has previously written for Canadian Musician as a freelance writer, and also for Exclaim!.  

Hopkins will be working with Editor-In-Chief Michael Raine on editorial content for all four magazines and NWC’s online channels.

Hopkins can be reached at mhopkins@nwcworld.com or 905-374-8878.

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Michael Raine

Michael Raine is the Editor-In-Chief at NWC, publisher of Canadian Musician, Professional Sound, Professional Lighting & Production, and Canadian Music Trade magazines. He is also a co-host of the popular Canadian Musician Podcast. Michael has extensively covered nearly all aspects of the Canadian music business, as well as the pro audio, musical products, and the lighting and production industries.