Heather Bakken is a media expert, public speaker and certified digital communications strategist with two decades of experience in broadcast media, marketing and content strategy.

She earned her chops as a television reporter and news anchor at CBC. She has teamed up with international celebrities, politicians and the country’s top media talent. Her work has been published on TV, radio, online and print.

Heather was Secretary-Treasurer of the Canadian Media Guild and Co-Chair of the Health and Safety Committee at the CBC Broadcast Centre.

As a two-term president of the Toronto Debating Society she rebranded the club and doubled membership.

Paying it forward, she is an adjunct professor of media law who also serves on the board of Women in Communications and Technology for the National Capital Region.

Heather is currently the Deputy Publisher and Vice President of Business & Product Development at iPolitics.