Jamie Gradon
Communications Director

Jamie is communications lead for all aspects of the Canada West Foundation – including external communications, media relations, content creation, internal communications and issues management. Since joining CWF in 2015, she has developed a corporate narrative based on impact – CWF’s look and feel and content itself sets it apart from competitors. Through established channels like media pitches, op-eds and industry roundtables, she ensures CWF’s voice is heard; she also embraces digital platforms like podcasts, social media and videos to engage new audiences and amplify reach.

Her background in journalism includes nine years at the Calgary Herald, where she worked as a health policy reporter, feature writer and digital producer, and stints at the Globe and Mail and Saskatoon Star Phoenix. She has experience writing for provincial and national audiences on diverse topics including business, energy, politics and health care.

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