Lindsay Kyte

Writer, Actor, Playwright

When Lindsay Kyte met Rita MacNeil in 2012, she had no idea Cape Breton’s First Lady of Music would eventually become the subject of her next play. Her friend, Chris Corrigan, toured with Rita an...

Sheryl Grant

Journalist

Sheryl Grant, BJ(Hons)’80, doesn’t always follow others’ advice—and that’s worked out well for her.  After completing a BA in English, Sheryl had a summer job working the front desk of t...

Laura Bain

Media and Communications Specialist and Trainer

In these moments of crisis, journalism is even more important. The journalists that are on the ground, and not the international reporters but the local reporters who have no option to leave in some c...

Don Campbell

Vice President of Corporate Communications, Blue Shield of California

Don Campbell, BJ’83, has some words of advice for journalism students. “Think about both sides, ”he says. “It really can be rewarding.” The “both sides” Don is talking about are jo...

Perry King

Author, Communications Officer, Journalist

“Cricket is not just an import sport. It’s a welcome mat and a landing pad for generations of Canadians.” So writes Perry King, BJ’09, in his book Rebound: Sports, Community and the Inclusi...

Laura Simpson

Entrepreneur and CEO, Side Door

When asked about her career trajectory after finishing the one-year Bachelor of Journalism at King’s, Laura Simpson smiles, realizing that she spent exactly seven years as a journalist, followed by ...

Eleanor Beaton

Business and Leadership Coach For Women

“All things are possible,” says Eleanor Beaton. “It’s really about cultivating the belief in what you want to achieve.” That’s what Eleanor tells her clients. Eleanor is an award-winnin...

Corbett Hancey

Investigative journalist, writer and analyst

Corbett Hancey is an investigative journalist. He has undergrad degrees from McGill and King’s and a Master’s degree from King’s College in London. He’s been awarded two prestigious fellowship...

Trina Roache

Video Journalist with APTN Investigates

Trina Roache lets go a good laugh when she says, “If I wanted to be famous, I got into the wrong line of work.” Trina, a member of the Glooscap First Nation, (Pesikitk’) works for the Aborigi...

Joan Baxter

Author and Journalist

Photo: Joan Baxter in November 2018 in southern Burkina Faso, with Roger Guibre (left), Thierry Bayala (centre), and Armand Bayala (right). Whether it’s reporting on a revolution in Burkina Faso,...

Paul Brothers

Anchor/Co-host - The Morning News, Global Halifax

Paul Brothers is nothing if not strategic. He figures out what he wants, then he figures out how to get it. “I had a goal when I was a teenager that I would be on national television as a sports ...

David McGuffin

Freelance journalist with National Public Radio; podcaster for Canadian Geographic

Growing up in Ottawa the son of a Toronto Star reporter, David’s early role models for an international reporting career included his friends’ parents who were diplomats and foreign correspondents...

Sofia Ortega

Freelance Video Journalist with Associated Press, Mexico

It took a motorcycle accident in Mexico, six weeks of recovery and some soul searching, but Sofia Ortega finally figured it out. “I was having a very nice life making money, but I wasn’t happy....

Angel Moore

Atlantic Correspondent for Aboriginal People’s Television Network

It was the day before Encaenia 2018 and Angel Moore had a job interview. She had applied to the Aboriginal People’s Television Network (APTN) for a summer internship. But after meeting with manageme...

Trevor Adams

Instructor of Meteorology, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Trevor Adams is happy to talk weather. “It’s sunny right now,” he says from his Florida home, “but we have a broad low moving north of us that’s been giving us rain for the last few days....

Miriam Toews

Novelist

“I was a poor, young Mennonite woman from the Prairies with little children. I was of no account to the world. I was nothing.” That could so easily be the beginning of a novel. But it is not. I...

Adam Scotti

Justin Trudeau’s Photographer

As Justin Trudeau’s official photographer, Adam Scotti is closer to history in the making than most. His road to the ringside seat began simply enough. In 2011, Adam volunteered in Trudeau’s...

Lindsay Cameron Wilson

Writer, Host of The Food Podcast

‘Finding the story in the everyday’ is the guiding and core principle of Lindsay Cameron Wilson’s work. As a food writer, recipe developer and host of The Food Podcast, Lindsay has been leani...

Shauntay Grant

Lecturer, Department of English, Dalhousie University

In a verse penned some time ago, Shauntay Grant writes, ”My mother says when I was young I’d follow her, room-to-room, asking the same question: ’Why’? I think that ever since I’ve been aski...

Wanda Taylor

Executive Director, Stepping Stone; Acquisitions Editor, Formac Publishing; Author

Wanda Taylor is probably one of the busiest people you’ll ever meet. If you ask her what she does she’ll say, “I am an author, an educator and a social justice activist. I’m also an artist ...

Barb Stegemann

Author and Social Business Innovator

When Barb Stegemann won the chance to make her pitch on the CBC-TV program Dragons’ Den, she drew upon her experiences at King’s and ended up becoming the first woman from Atlantic Canada to score...

Robyn Tingley

Founder & CEO, GlassSKY

To say that Robyn Tingley wears many hats is an understatement. As the CEO of her company GlassSKY, an honorary Lieutenant Colonel with the Canadian Army and founder of social enterprise CalChique, Ro...

Pete Pachal

Executive Editor, Operations & Strategy at CoinDesk

When Pete Pachal started the one-year Bachelor of Journalism at King’s, he was immediately struck by the school’s sense of support and community. “Everybody who was there wanted to be there. ...

Andrew Murphy

Director of Programming, Inside Out

A year at King’s led Andrew Murphy to play a role in redefining Canada’s LGBT landscape by showcasing the best in queer film with Inside Out. Having completed a degree in anthropology at Saint ...

Dorian Geiger

National Crime Reporter, NBC Universal

Dorian Geiger’s life in Queens, New York, where he works as a national crime reporter for NBC Universal’s Oxygen.com, is a long way from the prairies of southwest Saskatchewan, where he grew up on...