Elaine O’Connor is an award-winning Canadian journalist-turned-communications consultant who’s spent more than a decade writing for some of the country’s largest newspapers, including the Toronto Star, the Ottawa Citizen, and The Province in Vancouver. She’s won national and provincial awards.
Her award-nominated feature magazine articles and columns have appeared in magazines such as Maisonneuve, Chatelaine and Reader’s Digest Canada. Her passion for telling inspiring stories of change in developing countries has taken her to Africa, Southeast Asia and South America. Her award-nominated blog, B.C. Without Borders, which told stories of exceptional B.C. citizens and non-profits working for the world’s poor, was published as an ebook in 2014.
Trained in public relations and social media, she currently works as a senior communications consultant, providing corporate communications strategy and content to engage core audiences, attract media attention, and enhance branding.Follow @elaine_oconnor