We are hosting a panel of experts from various local media to give you advice on how to obtain free or low cost publicity for your business through local media.
Kerry Slavens is the editor-in-chief at Page One Publishing, directing the editorial content of YAM magazine, Victoria's lifestyle magazine, andDouglas magazine, Victoria’s business magazine. Previous to joining the Page One team, Kerry was co-owner and creative director of Artemis PR & Design, an award-winning Victoria public relations and advertising agency that served local, national and international clients for 14 years.
From the time Kerry graduated from the University of Victoria's writing program, she has immersed herself in every aspect of writing and communications: as a newspaper and magazine reporter and editor; as the editor of an online magazine; as a ghost writer for high-profile CEOs and self-help writers; and as a creative director managing a team of graphic designs and writers to create successful marketing and advertising campaigns. She has also taught writing at Western Academy of Photography in Victoria and the College of the Rockies.
Dan Kahan from Shaw Cable
For the past 27 years, Dan Kahan has worked in radio, advertising, marketing, television and comedy. For the past 13 years, Dan has been a producer/reporter/videographer, editor and storyteller at Shaw TV in Victoria, and still loves to perform standup comedy.
Alan Perry, Talk Show Producer, CFAX Radio
Alan has been on the air at C-FAX 1070 Radio in one role or another since 1971, when he started as a volunteer student reporter. He rose up to News Director before taking a break from full-time in 2004, to care for his ailing mother. Alan has won 34 news awards – more than any other radio reporter in BC. He’s currently a weekday C-FAX afternoon talkshow producer and regular fill-in talkshow host.Alan also hosts C-FAX “Tech Talk”, a live two-hour technology-focused talk show from 10 to Noon each Saturday morning.
We are also having an AGM with reports on this day and if you are interested in participating on our Organizing Board for[masked] please let me know as soon as possible.