Shari Graydon

Shari Graydon is an award-winning author, activist and communications consultant with 20 years of experience on both sides of the media microphone.  A former newspaper columnist, TV producer and commentator for CBC radio and TV, she also served as Press Secretary to a provincial premier. For eight years Shari was the president of MediaWatch (now Media Action), a national organization advocating for the improved representation of women in media. She has taught communications, media relations and presentation skills at Simon Fraser University, delivered media training to scholars, non-profit organizations and professional associations in BC and Ontario, and published dozens of guest commentaries drawing attention to a variety of important social issues.