Archive for the ‘Leadership’ Category

Beyond PR Podcast – Episode 6 – Geneviève Simard

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Geneviève Simard’s story goes much steeper than the ski hills she has conquered and gold medals she has won. In addition to her legacy as a champion in alpine skiing, Geneviève is also known country-wide for her advocacy against sexual assault in sports, and for speaking out about her own experience of abuse as a young athlete. Listen in as Geneviève shares her take on trusting one’s intuition, being a star athlete and why being different means being brave.


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 seven in December 2019. 


Nicole is a Public Relations Assistant 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.

Beyond PR Podcast – Brookline’s 15-Year Anniversary Special – Shauna MacDonald

Friday, October 4th, 2019

Alex Handley, Account Executive

You’ve heard the name, but how about the story? On Brookline’s 15th anniversary (that’s right – we’re a Gen Z, born on October 4, 2004), listen as the microphone is turned and Shauna MacDonald, Principal & Founder of Brookline Public Relations takes questions from Brookline’s own Lisa Libin, Vice President and Leanna Kruk, Group Director. Shauna discusses Brookline’s inception, who her mentors have been throughout the years, the highs and lows of entrepreneurship and what being different means to one of Calgary’s most unique leaders. Cheers to 15 years!

The Beyond PR podcast brings 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 the next episode later this month. 

Alex Handley is an Account Executive at Brookline. She is a strategic thinker and team player who loves working collaboratively, fostering connections and delivering solid results. Her experience lies in government relations, internal communications, issues management 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.