Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) announced today that senior national affairs journalist Jacques Bourbeau has joined its Ottawa office as an Associate with their Public Affairs team.

Bourbeau was most recently Director of Broadcast News Content with Global News and previously served as Global’s Parliamentary Bureau Chief for more than a decade. He will bring his strategic communications expertise and strong analytical skills to provide the best-in-class strategic counsel H+K is known for across Canada.

“Jacques Bourbeau is one of the most experienced and respected reporters in Canada,” said John Delacourt, Vice President, Public Affairs at H+K. “We are thrilled that Jacques is bringing the instincts and insights he honed over an unparalleled career in journalism to help H+K clients.”

A strong communicator who spent years providing comprehensive political analysis to Canadian TV viewers, Bourbeau has a strong reputation for providing balanced and thoughtful analysis of national affairs. He looks forward to using these skills for the benefit of H+K clients.

“I am thrilled to be returning to Ottawa, especially with the exciting dynamics of a minority Parliament,” Bourbeau said. “I look forward to working with the talented team at H+K to offer clients our best strategic advice as we help them to craft effective communications strategies.”

About Hill+Knowlton Strategies
Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada (H+K) is a public relations and public affairs consultancy providing services to local, multinational and global clients from its eight offices across the country.

The firm works with clients to solve complex communications challenges and deliver award winning campaigns and is focused on continued innovation for the industry. H+K offers deep sector knowledge and breadth of public relations and public affairs expertise including specialists in health + wellness, technology, government + public sector, energy + industrials, consumer packaged goods, financial + professional services, food + drink, retail + leisure and sports.

Globally, Hill+Knowlton Strategies Inc., has offices in more than 40 countries as well as an extensive associate network; and it is a member of WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY), one of the world’s largest communications services groups.

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Jillena Oberparleiter; 1 (416) 413-4577; jillena.oberparleiter@hkstrategies.ca