With a 21-year background as an award-winning journalist, Beatrice believes everyone has a story to tell and a way to tell it in a compelling way.
Beatrice believes listening and understanding are among the keys to great storytelling, communication and problem-solving. She excels at generating ideas and writing clearly and concisely. Beatrice also enjoys sorting through complex issues and distilling information into easily understandable language. She is an experienced interviewer and has partaken in public speaking since she was 12 years old.
As a former newsroom manager, she has first-hand knowledge of story choice, newsroom rhythms, multi-platform story structures and how the media works. Beatrice also nurtures ongoing relationships with colleagues in the media and understands what journalists want and need.
Beatrice remains passionate about broadcast and tv news and is a journalism instructor at Seneca College.
Prior to joining H+K Canada, Beatrice worked in management consulting involving communications planning, strategic planning, executive facilitation, media training and coaching. Beatrice also spent two decades working in television news for three Canadian broadcasters. She enjoyed 14 years as an on-air reporter covering general assignment news as well as the health beat and Parliament Hill. Beatrice was also a newsroom manager for seven years, first leading the Global Toronto newsroom before her promotion to Network Managing Editor. At the network level, she developed a network-focused storytelling model that bridged content, people and platforms for highest story saturation across Corus platforms. She was also the lead planner for network breaking news.
Beatrice holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism as well as Political Science and Mass Communications. She also holds a Certificate in Strategic Public Relations and is also the Co-Chair of the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Conference.