My skill set is constantly evolving and my passion grows every day. Here is a snapshot of the things I've accomplished so far.
Chef de nouvelles, numériques/News Editor, Digital
Presse Canadienne/Canadian Press — March 2017 – Present
Deputy executive producer, web
Montreal Gazette — Oct. 2014 – March 2017
My role in the newsroom is to develop, put in place and maintain audience engagement strategies whether it’s by developing series, producing content, optimizing articles or planning social media promotions. I assist in the daily news planning and development of stories. These tasks were added to my role as engagement editor.
Montreal Gazette — Oct. 2013 – Oct. 2014
Develop and engage with audiences on various platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, and emerging networks. I succeeded in growing Montreal Gazette’s Facebook audience by 400 per cent, launch and host live Facebook videos, maintain a creative and engaged Instagram audience and show my colleagues the benefits of reaching people through networks.
Multimedia content producer
Spundge Inc. — Feb. 2013 – Oct. 2013
Created videos, produced use cases, researched and wrote blog posts. I also gave live platform demonstrations to prospective clients and trained journalists on Spundge in order to help them research their beats and maximize content output.
- French (professional)
- English (professional)
- Bachelor — University of King's College, 2011
Journalism and sociology (Honours)
- Masters — University of King’s College, 2012
Entrepreneurial journalism and mobile reporting
VOLUNTEERING & ASSOCIATIONS
- Online News Association – Nov. 2015 – Present
- Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec – Nov. 2013 – Present
AWARDS & PRIZES
Newspapers General Excellence Society of American Business Editors and Writers – 2014
Gord Sinclair - Live Special Events – 2013 (Group award for provincial election coverage)
Evanov Radio Group Award – 2012
Canadian Journalism Award – 2010 (Awarded to the University of King's College's Investigative Workshop)