Michelle Lynch, President
Michelle Lynch is the sixth President of the Canadian Association of Black Journalists. She joined the association as part of its re-launch in 2007 and became Vice President, Broadcast. Michelle attended Carleton University majoring in Journalism. She graduated from York University with double major in French Studies and Communications and has a Certificate in Public Relations from Ryerson University. Michelle worked for several years in public relations and television. She currently works as a Volunteer Supervisor at Rogers TV in Toronto.
Sandra Gabriel, Vice-President Print Media
A native from Montreal, Quebec, Sandra Gabriel is a public relations and communications professional. She is the owner of Gabriel PR, a full-service Public Relations and Communications agency with a specialization in relationship management. In 2007 she co-founded Cornucopia: The Association for Ethnic Marketing & Communications Professionals. In 2009, Gabriel was appointed Editor-in-Chief for Black Ink Magazine, a quarterly publication that targets the Canadian Black professional community and features news and information about a wide variety of occupations.
Sasha-Ann Simons, Student Representative
After completing one year as a Mass Media Communications student at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, Sasha-Ann Simons moved back to Toronto and was accepted to Ryerson University’s School of Journalism. Sasha-Ann became a CABJ student member in 2007. She now serves as the Student Representative on the CABJ Board, a position she has held since September 2009. Sasha is currently completing her fourth year of studies at Ryerson University.
VICE PRESIDENT/PUBLIC RELATIONS
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