Industry columnists and professional writers:
RENX welcomes real estate professionals from across Canada to contribute articles to our website and for distribution in our daily email newsletter. Industry writers provide valuable insight, commentary and information in their areas of expertise for our readers.
RENX engages professional writers from across Canada to report about the commercial and residential real estate markets.
For information on becoming an industry columnist or freelance writer contact Managing Editor, Don Wilcox.
Ann White, Publisher
Ann White is the chief executive officer, publisher and founder of RENX and Sustainable Biz Canada.
She launched RENX in 2001 as a part-time venture and has grown the publication to become a primary source of online news for the Canadian real estate industry. In 2016, she opened Sustainable Biz Canada now poised to become a mainstream B2B news service for professionals engaged in the sustainability sector.
Prior to RENX, she had a website hosting and development company that built more than 30 websites from 1997 to 2001. In the 1990s she worked as a development coordinator in the cooperative housing sector in Toronto.
Don Wilcox, Managing Editor
Don Wilcox is a veteran editor and journalist with 30+ years of newsroom experience, including 20 years at the Ottawa Sun where he held several leadership roles including Senior Online Editor, Page One Editor, and Assistant Sports Editor. He was also a part-time professor at Algonquin College, teaching digital writing and social media in the Mobile and Social Media Management program. Don has been part of the RENX team since March of 2017.
Barry Horeczy, News Editor
Barry Horeczy is a career journalist, a writer and copy editor with a passion for publishing the highest achievable quality of news content. He has been engaged in every department imaginable at various Canadian news services and daily newspapers, including stints as Acting Business Editor and Acting Assistant Business Editor at the Edmonton Journal.
Sonya Hesson, National Sales Director
Sonya Hesson has been the National Sales Director at RENX since 2015. An energetic, confident and dynamic senior account executive, she has more than 20 years of media sales experience. Sonya started her career at Metroland Media. She quickly moved from being a sales assistant to Entertainment Account Executive, where she continued to hone and polish her sales technique, developing a specialty in client retention. While continuing to move forward in her career, Sonya has also striven to maintain a healthy work-family balance. Customer-focused and approachable, she is a seasoned team player driven to provide an optimal experience for the customer.