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

IABC Ottawa’s premier podcast for marketers, communicators and creative advertisers. Join hosts Tina Barton, Sherrilynne Starkie, Angela Prokopiak and Gabriela Warrior Renaud as they provide expert insights and practical tips with the help of some of North America’s leading marketing professionals.


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Our Hosts

Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie is IABC Ottawa’s past president with an international reputation as a PR social media pioneer.  She is the president of Thornley Fallis Communications, a leading Canadian integrated communications agency and in the past has held leadership agency roles in the UK and USA.  She’s a prolific blogger, a frequent contributor and, until now,… [Read more]

Tina Barton

Tina Barton loves finding new ways to communicate and connect with people. Raised in New Zealand, she moved to Canada in 2005, following her passion for adventure and new horizons. Starting out as a journalist and freelance writer, she moved into strategic communications, marketing and membership relations for the technology, health, non-profit, and association sectors…. [Read more]

Gabriela W. Renaud

Gabriela Warrior Renaud is an independent filmmaker, multi-talented producer and community manager. She has handled social media properties and multi-media content creation, from film and video production, animation, photography and audio work. She is an expert at growing audiences and reinforcing relationships with online communities. She also has experience in planning premiere promotional and charitable… [Read more]

The Voice Episode 111: A fireside chat with Novelist Terry Fallis

How to juggle agency life with a successful literary career Host Sherrilynne Starkie sits down with Terry Fallis, Canadian author and founder of Thornley Fallis Communications to talk about how he manages two successful, yet demanding careers. Terry, a two-time winner of the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, is the award-winning author of six national… [Read more]

The Voice Episode 110: Live from MARCOM 2017 Annual Conference

Host Sherrilynne Starkie visited MARCOM Annual Conference 2017 in Ottawa a couple of weeks ago to capture some of the presentations and speak to presenters. MARCOM is Canada’s only marketing and communications conference developed exclusively for the non-profit and public sectors and for several years IABC Ottawa has partnered with MARCOM to bring its professional… [Read more]

The Voice Episode 109: From Communications Director to Executive Director – What It Takes

Jody Brian, a PR graduate from Mount Saint Vincent University, enjoyed an illustrious and varied communications career spanning 18+ years, during which time she worked in the private, non-profit and government sectors for organizations including Nortel and Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, and departments such as International Trade and Correctional Service of Canada within the… [Read more]

The Voice Episode 108: Goal setting and collaboration within a team

Catherine Fair from Rhapsody Strategies

IABC Ottawa has a strong focus on professional development for our community, our members and our volunteers and our board members are some of our most dedicated volunteers. Catherine Fair, a business coach from Rhapsody Strategies, visited a recent board meeting for a short session on goal setting and collaboration, two key areas for the… [Read more]

The Voice Episode 107: Canada’s 150: Driving Communications Excellence

IABC Ottawa held an event at which representatives from six Canadian organizations talked about how they were planning to celebrate Canada’s 150th. Each speaker presented a short case study on the national campaign they were responsible for and then went into detail about how they were building creative heritage campaigns, how they came up with… [Read more]