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Beyond PR Podcast – Episode 8 – Tara Weber

Friday, January 24th, 2020

Canadians likely know Tara Weber as a steadfast, reliable news source and BNN Bloomberg’s western correspondent. But in the first episode of the new year, Beyond PR host Shauna MacDonald goes deeper to uncover the real story behind Tara and her journey from a small town in British Columbia to becoming a national reporter. Listen in as Tara shares her insights on the era of fake news, tackling tough and sensitive stories, the discussion around Canada’s energy sector, and how to ensure your news tip doesn’t get lost in her inbox.

The Beyond PR podcast will bring open, honest and sometimes never-before-heard stories from notable leaders each month. Subscribe to Beyond PR on AnchorSpotifyApple Podcasts or Google Podcasts to catch episode nine in February 2020. 

Nicole is a Public Relations Assistant at Brookline Public Relations. She is a writer at heart and thrives drafting anything from a long-lead op-ed to a spunky Instagram caption.

Beyond PR Podcast – Episode 5 – Sara Austin

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

In honour of Child Abuse Prevention Month, Beyond PR sits down with Sara Austin, Founder & CEO of Children First Canada this October. Sara is the youngest recipient of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women and has dedicated her life to advocating for millions of children across the globe. Sara shares insights into her journey leading highly successful advocacy, public awareness and philanthropic campaigns, and tells Shauna how her international experiences brought her back to Canada to continue the fight for children in her home country. Sara also discusses Children First Canada’s “Raising Canada” campaign, which advocates for urgent action on children’s issues ahead of the 2019 federal election. To learn more about Children First Canada and Child Abuse Prevention Month, visit www.childrenfirstcanada.com

The Beyond PR podcast will bring open, honest and sometimes never-before-heard stories from notable leaders each month. Subscribe to Beyond PR on AnchorSpotifyApple Podcasts or Google Podcasts to catch episode six in November 2019. 

Jenna Hamilton is an Account Coordinator at Brookline Public Relations. Her passion lies within the realms of event planning, strategic communications and media relations.

Beyond PR Podcast – Episode 3 – Connie DeSousa

Thursday, September 5th, 2019

This month, Beyond PR brings you inside the mind of master chef Connie DeSousa as she serves up great stories of her culinary, business, and parenthood ventures in Calgary and across the globe. With a new brunch spot for Calgarians to flock to, Connie shares the concepts behind the newly opened CHIX Eggshop as well as the inspiration for her other nationally recognized restaurants CHARCUT and charbar. What is the secret to making the perfect egg? Sharpen your listening utensils and let’s dig in!

The Beyond PR podcast will bring open, honest and sometimes never-before-heard stories from notable leaders each month. Subscribe to Beyond PR on AnchorSpotifyApple Podcasts or Google Podcasts to catch episode three in September 2019. 

Nicole is a Senior Intern at Brookline Public Relations. Nicole has a deep appreciation for creativity and the arts; she longs to one day apply her writing and creative skills to start an Instagram account dedicated to fashion.