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Work History

2016

Communications Coordinator House of PainT Urban Arts Festival

House of PainT Urban Arts Festival
  • Planning, organizing and scheduling events (iie  mural project in partnership with CSTMC)
  • Marketing of events, both special partner and corporate events
  • Coordinate events with diverse community, cultural groups and stakeholders
  • Supervision of staff and volunteers
  • Quality Assurance (ie grant specifications, Ottawa bylaws etc)
  • Managing both internal and external communications
2009

Broadcast Technician

Parliament of Canada
  • Liaison with clients such as Committee Clerks, and Parliamentarians  to identify potential broadcast issues and  ensure proper communication needs are met
  • Operating broadcast equipment and software for all proceedings of the House of Commons chamber and Senate Committees, including graphic design, video capture, and video  archiving
  • Maintaining a strong working knowledge of House of Commons practices and procedures, Members of Parliament, Parliamentary Offices and legislation before the House relating to communication development
  • Creating communication products by accessing Parlvu, Prism, Hansard and other Parliament of Canada resources to ensure accurate information for viewers
  • Filing technical fault reports,  followg-up with appropriate clients
20102015

Production Coordinator

CHUO 89.1 FM Ottawa
  • Scheduling of artists for weekly concert series
  • Social media, web development and marketing  to promote WFM events
  • Media outreach for promotional and partnership opportunities, including live broadcasts of WFM events on CBC radio
  • Supervision of load-in and set-up of technical equipment for each event
  • Maintaining regular contact with different agencies as it pertains to WFM in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, London, Quebec City and Halifax
  • Establishing communication and marketing  strategy by monitoring social and traditional media, analytics  and creating communication products to directly target key demographics.
  • Fostering partnership with  stakeholders including Ottawa art festivals and various media outlets for bookings and content development
20102013

Promotions, media outreach, and event coordination 

World  Famous Music
  • Scheduling of artists for weekly concert series
  • Social media, web development and marketing  to promote WFM events
  • Media outreach for promotional and partnership opportunities, including live broadcasts of WFM events on CBC radio
  • Supervision of load-in and set-up of technical equipment for each event
  • Maintaining regular contact with different agencies as it pertains to WFM in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, London, Quebec City and Halifax
  • Establishing communication and marketing  strategy by monitoring social and traditional media, analytics  and creating communication products to directly target key demographics.
  • Fostering partnership with  stakeholders including Ottawa art festivals and various media outlets for bookings and content development
20052009

Production, Marketing, and Event Coordination

CHIN Radio 979.9 FM Ottawa
  • Plan, coordinate, and supervise the technical production needs, including event capture and redistribution
  • On-air operation of broadcast equipment
  • Assist clients  and on-air talent with development of communication products and strategy for key demographics and ensuring CRTC compliance
  • Database management
  • Develop story ideas and prep guests for interviews
  • Promotion and event coordination
  • Reception and clerical work
  • Contacting salespersons and clients to ensure satisfaction with marketing  content
  • Maintaining regular contact with industry operatives, such as record labels and cultural promoters, to ensure station presence at community events
  • Creation of a concert series highlighting multiculturalism, in partnership with Carleton University
  • Ensuring strong web and social media presence

Education

20052010

B.A

UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA

B.A  minor in Communications

20032005

Diploma

ALGONQUIN COLLEGE

Radio Broadcasting diploma 

Technical Skills

  • Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, Excel
  • OMT, Media Touch and various database software
  • Adobe Premiere Suite,  Audition, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Premiere, Avid Deko,
  • Various Social Media Platforms, Hootsuite
  • Diverse Audio Visual, Mixed Media and Broadcast Equipment

References

Pierre Menard

Television Director 

Parliament of Canada

613 862. 0416

pierre.menard@parl.gc.ca

Erin Flynn

Station Manager  CHUO 89.1 FM

613 562.5800 ext. 2719

manager@chuo.fm

Dave Turriff 

Television Production Coordinator
Parliament of Canada

 613 295.3885

david.turriff@parl.gc.ca

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