Media contacts

Who we are

The Institutional Communications team is an experienced and dedicated central resource providing strategic advice for communicating and promoting McGill’s leading institutional and academic research initiatives to the general public, partners, stakeholders and media all over the world, as well as to the entire McGill community.

What we do

  • We share McGill’s research, community partnerships and newsworthy discoveries, events and expertise internally, with the media and with the general public;

  • Support McGill’s academic mission and strategic priorities through effective and impactful external and internal communication outreach initiatives;

  • We are McGill’s point of contact with the media. Representatives from the media can gain valuable access to McGill experts or find newsworthy stories about McGill’s research discoveries and events in our newsroom.

  • 八戒网站免费观看视频Manage and promote, news, events and announcements, including the McGill Reporter online newspaper, McGill Dans la Ville and What’s New e-newsletters, Alnotes mass email, The Principal’s Prize for public outreach, as well as via our @mcgillu main university social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn).

  • Provide media services to members of the community and media training to faculty and graduate students, provide advice about writing and placing op-eds and counsel faculties and departments on social media best practices;

  • Manage McGill’s bank of photo images and respond to internal and media photo requests;

  • Assist film and TV crews with their requests;
  • Handle public relations for major announcements, news conferences and symposia;
  • Provide a daily (internal) news digest;
  • Share information with the media and public in emergencies and crisis situations.

Contact us

Institutional Communications
James Administration Building
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0G4
info.communications [at]


pierre.boisseau [at] (Pierre Boisseau)
Senior Director, Institutional Communications
八戒网站免费观看视频 514-398-2018 cell: 514-943-9655

maria.naso [at] (Maria Naso)
Administrative Coordinator
八戒网站免费观看视频 514-398-1076

Media Relations

cynthia.lee [at] (Cynthia Lee)
Associate Director, Media Relations
八戒网站免费观看视频 514-398-6754 cell: 514-793-6753

katherine.gombay [at] (Katherine Gombay)
Senior Communications Officer
八戒网站免费观看视频 514-398-2189 cell: 514-717-2289

shirley.cardenas [at] (Shirley Cardenas)
Media Relations Officer
八戒网站免费观看视频 514-398-6751

frederique.mazerolle [at] (Frédérique Mazerolle)
Media Relations Officer
八戒网站免费观看视频 514-398-6693

Social Media and Web News

laurie.devine [at] (Laurie Devine)
Social Media Manager
八戒网站免费观看视频 514-398-5929

jessica.goodsell [at] (Jessica Goodsell)
Social Media Associate
八戒网站免费观看视频 514-398-8252

Internal Communications

james.c.martin [at] (James Martin)
Associate Director, Internal Communications
八戒网站免费观看视频 514-398-7404

neale.mcdevitt [at] (Neale McDevitt)
Editor, McGill Reporter

francois.shalom [at] (François Shalom) (on leave)
Communications Associate
八戒网站免费观看视频 514-398-2243

justin.dupuis [at] (Justin Dupuis)
Communications Associate
八戒网站免费观看视频 514-398-2243

For other Communications contacts, please visit the Communications and External Relations website.

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