Career Profile: Publisher

Some people are born entrepreneurs, here’s the career profile of a U of T graduate turned businessman.

Daniel Eckler, 23, is the president of Groundwave – publisher of formatmag.com, bumphiphop.com, freshbump.com and dimesdaily.com, in Toronto, Ontario.
He publishes, edits, manages projects, takes care of promotions and marketing campaigns, public relations and sales. Daniel launched his first website, formatmag.com, at the beginning of his third year at University of Toronto, where he was completing his English degree.

He graduated in May 2008 and immediately moved into an office, where he now publishes Format Mag and four other websites that feature urban and youth culture. When asked how his university experience helped achieve his future goals, Daniel Eckler replied: “Becoming a more disciplined, well-rounded, and self-realized person as a result of attending university will help me throughout my life regardless of what I do.”

The proof that higher education enriches your life in more ways than one!


By Natalia Cheikh

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