Katie has spent the last decade building Talk Shop Media into Western Canada’s largest
independently owned PR firm. Among the most admired agencies in Canada, Katie has been
instrumental in securing the firm’s placement as a Top 100 Employer for the past three years.
As Partner, she oversees the leadership team and is responsible for the strategic direction and
growth of the agency.
Katie has experience running national and localized communications campaigns for clients
spanning the real estate, health, consumer and technology sectors. She is committed to staying
ahead of the ever-evolving PR industry, advising on new, targeted tactics to aid effective
Katie began her career working as an international event specialist, producing the TED
Conference in Long Beach California. She later transitioned to the public relations industry
where she first worked as part of the Omega SA press team during the 2010 Winter Olympic
In her personal time, Katie serves on the Cabinet of an international women’s organization and
regularly volunteers her time with the Special Olympics. Previously, she served as Director of
Marketer of the Year for the BCAMA.
Experience & focus areas
- Public Relations
- Event planning