|PHOTO: SPENCER WYNN|
Monday, May 25, 2015
Unlike the photo of Gale Beeby in front of this hand-carved wall, she is anything but black and white. Gale is well-known to Toronto builders as one who has a broad reach in the media and is well respected by all developers.
Her path to this point has been colourful and richly varied. Gale began her path to this ornately carved plaster wall at Toronto's Ismaili Centre by taking theology at Tyndale University College. Two years later, Gale stepped into the more secular realm of small claims court where she worked for two years.
The Toronto Star hired Gale to work for Star Probe. From there, she flourished and left her tenacious mark for detail and accuracy in many departments in Canada's largest newsroom. Heady days and big breaking stories honed her news sense and she flourished.
From the Ben Johnson drug scandal to Princess Diana's death and working the 9/11 disaster, Gale was in her element, juggling deadlines and editors on a daily basis. She became a trusted editor and contact for Toronto developers as she took over the condos and real estate section of the paper. The newspaper industry has gone through a seismic shift and Gale shifted with it by using her deep knowledge of real estate and developments. She left the Star to work more directly with those who are reshaping the city, one development at a time.
GALE FUN FACT: Once while vacationing in the Florida Keys, Gale hit a hole-in-one on a course designed by legendary golfer, Jack Nicklaus – proving that Gale always has her eye on the ball!