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Work experience

Jul 2001Present

Program Specialist/Instructor - New Media Production and Design

SAIT Polytechnic -

Program Specialist

  • Work closely with Academic Chair on day-to-day operations including scheduling, purchasing, etc.
  • Organize and lead annual program orientation session for new students.
  • Organize and lead information sessions for program applicants.
  • Lead regular program meetings.
  • Chair industry advisory meetings in Academic Chairs absence.
  • Leadership role in on-going program curriculum re-design.


  • Prepare lesson plans, deliver course material, issue assignments, grade assignments.
  • Assist students in understanding course material.
  • Coordinate student internships.
  • Assist in annual student Showcase event.
  • Maintain close ties with industry partners in relation to industry trends, etc.
Oct 1997Mar 2001

Multimedia Designer/Customer Tech Support

Discoverware -
  • As part of a larger team, contributed in designing, developing and testing e-learning applications.
  • Worked closely with sales team and outside clients in product technical support.
  • Assisted in design, development and maintenance of company internet and intranet.
Jun 1988Jun 1996

Broadcast Journalist

Rogers Broadcasting -
  • Prepared and presented newscasts for broadcast on 1220 CJOC (AM) and River 107 (FM)
  • Conducted in person and phone interviews
  • Attended news conferences, court proceedings and various other noteworthy events.
  • Hosted and produced a daily current affairs show.


Bachelor of Professional Arts

This is an on-going effort that began in 2009. My diploma from Lethbridge College counts towards two-years of this program. With a young family and a full-time job, I only take one course at a time but hope to obtain this degree within several years.

ADMN233 - Writing in Organizations - in progress

SOSC366- Research Methods in the Social Sciences - completed

PHIL252 - Critical Thinking - completed

COMP200 - Intro. to Computer Systems - completed


Web design/development

Social media






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