Kenneth Whyte is a writer, the owner, and publisher of Sutherland House press, and chairman of the Donner Canada Foundation.
During a distinguished career in Canadian journalism, Mr. Whyte served Executive Editor of Alberta Report and Western Report magazines, editor-in-chief of Saturday Night magazine, founding editor of the National Post, and editor-in-chief and publisher of Maclean’s. He was president of Rogers Publishing Limited, Canada’s largest magazine company and Senior Vice President of Public Policy at Rogers Communication. He founded Sutherland House in 2017.
Mr. Whyte has been a director of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, a governor of the Aurea Foundation, a Senior Fellow at Massey College, a visiting scholar at McGill, and a governor of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada.
In 2008, Mr. Whyte published The Uncrowned King, a biography of William Randolph Hearst, which was a Washington Post book of the year. His second book, Hoover: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.