First, what about you?
Like you, I want to reach other people and inspire them in some way…and I’m here to help.
I’ve helped people and organizations like CBC, The Peakbaggers, and CrossFit gyms better reach their audiences and engage.
I have over 10 years of experience as a Radio Host and Producer, including a Masters in Media Production. I currently Host and Produce Tiny Conversations and occasionally Guest Host for CBC Radio 3.
I love helping people and brands connect using Social Media. I recently did this for the CBC Beetle Roadtrip Sessions, which won a Canadian Screen Award. I believe digital media is best when creating authentic conversations.
A podcast featuring small discussions on big ideas. I Host and Produce the weekly episodes and manage all digital promotions, including website maintenance.
A blog of photos and reviews of coffee and roasters from all over the world.
A blog about my relationship with Andrea Wrobel - the ups, downs, and in-betweens. An experiment in self expression.
A 21-day promotional tour for CBC sponsored by Volkswagen. The tour, hosted by Grant Lawrence, went from Vancouver to Toronto stopping in cities to film music videos and interviews with local bands. Bands included The Sheepdogs, Sam Roberts, and Metric. As Tour Manager I was responsible for all logistic and financial elements on the road, […]
This ongoing, interactive installation aims to repurpose everyday, forgotten, and thrown-away items. Participants are encouraged to write on 1 of 1,078 disposed coffee cups and have their photo taken for display, thus reappropriating unnecessary waste and provoking a dialogue about consumption. This is the first step in collecting 1.2 million cups. Disposable first appeared at […]
Academy of Lions Radio is a regular talk-show about the intersection of athletes and arts. Every episode explores the journey that is self-development, adventure and play. I am the Producer and co-host with Fitness Director, Dhani Oks. Prominent guests include musician Kevin Drew from Broken Social Scene and worldwide kettlebell instructor Shawn Mozen.
Revolution Mural is an interactive installation commissioned by TEDx Youth for their conference in Toronto on Nov 17, 2012. the piece is a sculpture made of repurposed wood that forms the conference’s theme/logo “Revolution”. the letters totalled a size of sixteen feet wide, 1.5 feet tall, and 3 inches thick. they were mounted on 4 […]
I assisted in developing web content for CBC Radio’s The Current‘s tenth anniversary special project. I worked with The Current’s Producers to advise and create content for the site. I used Photoshop to edit logos, HTML to edit layout, and photo editors to edit content. Click the link below to visit the project’s website.
This podcast series was used as the production element in my Masters Thesis from Ryerson University. Well Versed showcases how production choices, from sound-effects to music, can be used to influence audiences. My Masters in Media Production was completed September, 2010. Well Versed is currently seeking funding for another season.
In the Winter of 2012 I was the Host and Producer for The Banff Centre Podcasts. This series was focused on telling the incredible stories of The Banff Centre. There I got to interview high-profile artists like Dallas Green of City and Colour and Jill Barber. Through interviews with artists in all disciplines, various editing techniques, writing […]
Babel was a weekly summer radio series that aired across Canada on CBC Radio during the months of June, July and August 2012. Host Mariel Borelli explored the impact of diversity, technology, and community on Canadian English. I was responsible for sound design, social media, and production work. I sourced show music, developed regular segment intros […]
A podcast for School of Hustle – a social enterprise aimed at helping youth help themselves. I was the Host and Producer, tasked with conceptualizing shows, interviewing gusts, and doing all audio edition. Click play to hear an episode.
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I am a broadcaster, installation artist, audio producer, and writer. I have a curious mind and intense passion for connecting with people. This has lead me to a varied path of doing work for organizations like CBC, The City of Toronto, and The Banff Centre. I have a Masters in Media Production from Ryerson University and have spent over 10 years producing Radio and working in print Journalism. Often you’ll find me riding my bike around Toronto, drinking coffee, and lifting heavy things.
In all the work that I do I aspire for one thing, to motivate others to live better lives. I hope that audiences leave my work being stimulated and influenced in a positive way. I believe that art can transcend barriers and prejudices and I hope that my work challenges audiences to think differently by exposing them to unexpected realizations.
I attempt to do this by creating immersive experiences that transport the audience. I often look to analog elements and their juxtaposition with digital culture and audio creations to do this. I find that the tactile nature of analog elements both inviting and striking, while audio has a particularly immersive quality. I like to work around themes of positivity, love and beauty, and community and neighborhoods; using inspirations of natural elements to influence my choices. I get excited when aspects of my work challenge preconceived notions.
I find these ideas exciting because I am constantly struggling with the challenge of self-discovery amidst societal expectations of gender and sexual orientation. My current work is either telling exceptionally motivating stories or trying to connect people by creating a sense of community. I struggle with mental confusion and depression as a result of a brain tumor that was removed in 1992. I try to infuse the positive messages I want to hear into my work as a way to create world I want to live in. I hope to challenge social conventions so audiences may truly discover their own potential.