Margo Goodhand - Expert Women. Victoria, BC, CA

Margo Goodhand Margo Goodhand

Journalist | MGB Media

Victoria, BC, CA

Margo Goodhand has years of experience in media and communications, change management and public engagement.

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Biography / Biographie

Margo Goodhand was editor-in-chief of the Edmonton Journal from 2013 until January of 2016. In 2007, she became the first woman to be named editor-in-chief of the Winnipeg Free Press, a post she held until the summer of 2012. She is currently vice-chair of the National Newspaper Board of Governors, and a founding patron of Centenary Newspapers of Canada/Association des Journaux Centenaires du Canada. She has been an itinerary media panelist for CBC TV's The National with Peter Mansbridge since 2013.

Industry Expertise / Expertise sectorielle (8)

Media - Print Media - Online Writing and Editing Corporate Leadership Management Consulting Public Relations and Communications Publishing Social Media

Areas of Expertise / Domaines d’expertise (11)

Journalism Newspapers Storytelling Editing Online Journalism Copy Editing Change Management & Strategic Planning Community Engagement Communications Publishing and Creative Writing Public Speaking and Leadership

Recognition / Reconnaissance (3)

Distinguished Alumna, University of Winnipeg (professional)

Honoured in 2011

"The women we love" (professional)

Profile written by Stevie Cameron for Chatelaine Magazine's list of 2009, following the Winnipeg Free Press's winning of the Canadian Journalism Foundation's Excellence in Journalism award. The paper won the award twice, and was a finalist three times.

YWCA Woman of Distinction award (professional)

In communications and media.

Education / Éducation (3)

University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management: DEP, Directors Education Program, Institute of Corporate Directors, Board Governance

Will graduate in November 2016.

Langara College: One-year post-degree program, Journalism

University of Winnipeg: BA, Political Science/English

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Additional Titles and Affiliations / Affiliations et liens supplémentaires (2)

  • Vice-chair National Newspaper Board of Governors
  • Founding patron Centenary Newspapers Association of Canada

Languages / Langues (2)

  • English
  • French

Media Presence / Présence dans les médias (2)

A long-time Edmonton Journal fan/critic weighs in

Edmonton Journal  online

2015-09-18

“I want the end of this story!” she says, brandishing a page from an Aug. 31 Journal. It’s one of those pages that make editors cringe – a feature on the Toronto Blue Jays that trails off, mid-quote.

Ouch. This is one reader you don’t mess with.

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The National Media Watch panel

CBC-TV  tv

2015-05-20

A Media Watch panel.

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Event Appearances / Participation à des événements (3)

Opening plenary – What the heck is happening to journalism?

Canadian Association of Journalists  Edmonton, AB

2016-05-21

Panel moderator; Sexual assault and the law, and Bedrooms of the Nation

Building Empathy, Conquering Apathy symposium  NAIT and Grant McEwan Colleges

2016-05-14

CBC's The Current, with Anna Maria Tremonti

The Current  http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-february-23-2016-1.3459641/former-newspaper-editor-bemoans-death-by-a-thousand-cuts-for-canada-s-dailies-1.3459677

2016-02-24

Partnerships / Partenariats (1)

Partner

Knight Foundation The Winnipeg Foundation/Winnipeg Free Press

Winnipeg Foundation secured Knight Foundation funding to help establish the country's first Community News project, dedicated to citizen journalism. We offered classes out of the groundbreaking Winnipeg News Cafe.

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Articles / Articles (2)

Above the Fold The Walrus Magazine

ffff2016-02-04

A personal summary of the last 25 years of journalism in Canada.

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Winnipeg set to tackle homelessness Winnipeg Free Press

ffff2013-09-08

After a year of work on Winnipeg's homelessness task force, an explanation of the project and its mission.

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