Instructors

Instructors

Daphne Bramham Instructor

Daphne Bramham is a columnist at the Vancouver Sun. The winner of a National Newspaper award and a Jack Webster Award for column writing, her advocacy work on behalf of women and children has been recognized by several community organizations and by Capilano University, which granted her an honorary doctor of letters degree.

Adrian Brijbassi Instructor

Adrian Brijbassi is an award-winning travel journalist and author who is the founder of Vacay.ca. He has worked for the Toronto Star, New York Newsday, and Vancouver Sun.

Julia Dilworth Instructor

Julia Dilworth is the Associate Editor at Vancouver magazine and Western Living magazine (both national Magazine of the Year and Best Website winners in 2017) where she manages food, fashion, design and travel content, as well as online and social media strategy. The former online editor of 24 hours Vancouver has also been published in Business in Vancouver, BCBusiness, BCLiving and Metro News Vancouver. 

Andy Poon Instructor

Andy Poon is a communications manager with the BC Securities Commission. As a journalist, he worked for Dow Jones Financial News, The Globe and Mail, Vancouver Sun and Business in Vancouver. 

Niki Reitmayer Instructor

Niki Reitmayer is an on-air radio personality, currently working on the Jon McComb Show on 980AM CKNW. She has worked in radio for over a decade in music and news formats. She’s also an award-nominated producer, writer, and editor of the podcast, Timeline of the Headlines.

Guillermo Serrano Instructor

Guillermo Serrano is an author of children’s books and award-winning travel writer who has written for Montecristo, Daily Hive and the Toronto Star.

Alan Shapiro Instructor

Alan Shapiro is an environmental professional and science communication specialist with a focus on sharing environmental knowledge with the public. Through his work with LitScientist and Science Slam Canada, he provides science communication training and support for students, researchers, and professionals. 

Tracy Sherlock Instructor

Tracy Sherlock is the education columnist for the Vancouver Courier and the BC columnist for the National Observer. She was the Vancouver Sun’s education reporter and books editor.

Kelly Sinoski Instructor

Kelly Sinoski is a communications specialist for Metro Vancouver Regional District. As a journalist, she worked for the Vancouver Sun and other newspapers in B.C., Hong Kong and New Zealand.