J-Source’s Belinda Alzner and Rhiannon Russell went out out to OpenFile headquarters in Toronto to talk with Wilf Dinnick about being recognized as J-Source's Newsperson of the Year. In this interview, Dinnick talks about what the award means for him, his team and investors in local collaborative news.
(Clockwise from left: CEO Wilf Dinnick working at OpenFile's Liberty Village headquarters in Toronto; Dinnick and social media and community editor Sarah Millar; A view of the office where Dinnick works with CFO Andrew Harmon, Millar, and web development team ninth+crux media. Photos by Belinda Alzner)
Stay tuned later this week for some background from Dinnick on what OpenFile did in 2011 that set them apart.
UPDATE: Feb. 3
Wilf Dinnick talks about OpenFile in 2011, and what lays ahead for the online news website.