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  • Proficient in Adobe Suites: Premiere Pro, Audition, Express, Photoshop and Lightroom.
  • Adept at video and photography: Particular passion for capturing and sharing the wonders and stories of the natural world.
  • Strong science communication skills: thoroughly researches and easily explains complex concepts for a broad audience. Inventive writing that both intrigues readers and concisely conveys necessary information.
  • Social Media Management: Creates a cohesive social media presence to increase awareness and improve branding.
  • Passionate about science, nature, sustainability, linguistics and fashion. 


Mount Royal University (Calgary, Alta.): 2019-2023

    • Bachelor of Communications – Journalism and Digital Media (Honours)
    • Graduated 2023
    • President’s Honour Roll in Winter 2021
    • Dean’s Honour Roll in 2019-2023

 Work Experience (selective):

Reporter/Producer – CBC (Toronto, Yellowknife): May 2023-December 2023.

    • Quirks and Quarks (Toronto, ON):
      • Blended creativity and knowledge to tell compelling science stories to a broad audience of 800,000 weekly listeners.
      • Strengthened scientific research and science communication skills.
      • Gathered research materials, interviewed scientists, developed scripts and produced segments.
    • CBC Kids News (Toronto, ON):
      • Learned how to interact with and interview youth for journalistic pieces.
      • Further developed research and story telling skills to engage and educate young Canadians
      • Improved work routine to effectively manage and meet deadlines while working remotely.
    • CBC North (Yellowknife, N.W.T.):
      • Improved chasing skills to quickly turn around news stories.
      • Learned short-form radio and television production, including how to concisely tell important stories on tight deadlines.

Writer/Editor/Producer – The Yellow Bird (Calgary, Alta): December 2019-Present.

    • Independently run YouTube channel focused mostly on conservation and sustainability.
    • Developed long-term planning and work routine in order to post quality content consistently.
    • Strengthened my research and science translation skills to convey complex ideas for a broad audience.
    • Learned how to combine a variety of artistic mediums (drawing, video, photography) to make engaging videos that stand out.

CBC News offers the Joan Donaldson CBC News Scholarship to aspiring journalists from across the country. Donaldson Scholarships are meant to award students who have demonstrated:

    • Strong potential for production journalism marked by intelligent observation, command of facts, understanding of context and clarity of expression. 
    • Exceptional academic performance, ability to learn and aptitude for the trade.
    • Engagement in the world around them through community participation.
    • Genuine interest in the ideals and practice of public interest journalism at the CBC.