Randall-Reilly, parent company of Commercial Carrier Journal, has announced Jason Cannon as the new editor of CCJ. In his new role, Cannon will be responsible of content direction for the brand’s print and digital products, as well as CCJ-themed events. He also will retain his current responsibilities covering equipment trends and test drives for CCJ and other Randall-Reilly publications.
Prior to accepting his new role, Cannon served as equipment editor of CCJ and Overdrive for the last three years. He began his career at Randall-Reilly in 2012 as online editor for Truck Parts & Service and Successful Dealer.
“Over the last several years, Jason has demonstrated a great talent for immersing himself in the world of trucking and has developed a sharp mind for covering topics relevant to CCJ’s equipment and maintenance audiences,” said Jeff Crissey, director of OEM/Aftermarket for Randall-Reilly. “We welcome him in his new role and are confident he will continue to grow CCJ’s authoritative voice within the trucking industry for news and editorial coverage.”
Before joining Randall-Reilly, Cannon was editor and publisher of The Demopolis Times, and vice president of Boone Publications, Inc., for four years. His journalism career began in 2003 as a general assignment reporter with The Clanton Advertiser, a daily newspaper in Chilton County, Ala.