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Kylie McMullan is the principal at Finch Media. Her background in public relations and marketing is informed by comprehensive experience both client side with Johnson & Johnson and Nature’s Path Organic Foods, and in agency, working on accounts such as Celestial Seasonings, Happy Planet Juice, Bootlegger, and Sandman Hotels. Kylie also teaches Public Relations for Simon Fraser University and is the co-author of the first Canadian-based public relations textbook, Canadian PR for the Real World. Kylie has a Post-Graduate Certificate in Public Relations from Humber College, a Masters of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University and an Advanced Project Management Certificate from Stanford University. She is currently completing her PhD in Industrial Management and Economics from KTH Royal Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. Kylie was nominated as a YWCA Woman of Distinction in the Business and Professions category.
Julia has more than 15 years of hands-on experience in the communications field. With a background in journalism, she provides guidance in many areas, including key message development, issues management, strategy and planning, speech writing, media and blogger relations, website management, video work and writing and editing for publication. Julia’s experience includes working at one of Western Canada’s leading PR firms, Johnson & Johnson, an up-and-coming biopharmaceutical company, the Vancouver Board of Trade and a local publishing house. A notable time in Julia’s career involved crisis communications work relating to the international Ebola humanitarian crisis. When she is not working, Julia enjoys spending time with her husband and three young children.
A passion for helping people share stories led Adam to public relations after starting his career in finance and health regulation. With more than 10 years experience as a writer and communications professional, Adam has collaborated on diverse projects that include national public relations campaigns, online marketing, social media campaigns, non-profit fundraising and membership engagement.
A sample of clients benefiting from his expertise includes: Tourism Harrison Hot Springs, Tourism Abbotsford, Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network (PLAN), the Canadian Tourism Commission, Starbucks, and Rize Properties. Adam is passionate about volunteerism and regularly contributes his time to local charities such as: Free Portrait Vancouver, Out on Screen, the Vancouver International Film Festival and the Children’s Wish Foundation.
While completing his MA at one of the UK’s top universities, Adam was internationally recognized for his substantive writings on multiculturalism and its implications for integration, citizenship and political identity. Adam also completed a Certificate in Public Relations at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver.
Coming from Vancouver’s nonprofit and hospitality sectors, Christina is Finch Media’s Marketing Coordinator and Media Purchaser. She also volunteers for the YWCA’s Women of Distinction Awards Committee. When she’s not in the office, you can find her jogging around the Tri-Cities, cheering on the BC Lion’s, or spending quality time with her niece and nephew.
At Finch Media, we are committed to giving back to the community we call home. We proudly support community initiatives that champion youth, women, and the arts, such as:
– Covenant House Vancouver
– The United Way
– The Vancouver Art Gallery
– The YWCA
Finch Media was also proud to produce the short documentary “World Famous Gopher Hole Museum”, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, screened at the Vancouver International Film Festival, and was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award.