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The Voice

IABC Ottawa’s Premier Programming for Marketers, Communicators, and Creative Advertisers Everywhere

IABC Ottawa’s premier podcast for marketers, communicators, and creative advertisers. Join hosts Sarah Turnbull and Sherry Aske as they provide expert insights and practical tips with the help of some of North America’s leading marketing professionals.

Sarah Turnbull is a media professional based in Ottawa. She currently writes and produces for CTV News’ parliamentary bureau. Prior to this, Sarah helped launch a national podcast network under the banner of The 2020 Network, which hosted five shows focused on policy and current affairs.

Sherry Aske is a digital storyteller, podcast host, and former CBC Ottawa producer and journalist. She's now working as a communications and social media advisor for the public service.

Nov 26, 2013

This week on The Voice, our host Tina Barton sits down with the Director of Corporate Communications at Skate Canada, Barb MacDonald. Barb has established an international reputation for managing media relations and operations for major sporting events.

In this episode, Barb gets to share her views on communications accreditation, and how it has benefited her fruitful career. Tina also gets to congratulate Barb on her recent award as Master Communicator and discuss the process of submitting for awards. 

Barb is currently busy planning for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics and the 100th anniversary of the 2014 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships.

You can connect with Barb @barbmacd and our host @TinaMBarton.

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