We are a high-impact media agency with global links. We work closely with our clients to develop media strategies that will deliver qualified leads and measurable results, providing integration across both online and offline platforms to maximize media performance. We specialize in media negotiations for planning and placement of stories, media strategy and tactics and media research.
Fabian Dawson’s expertise and accomplishments have left an indelible mark in the realms of journalism, media, consulting, and corporate matchmaking. Fabian Dawson, a globally acclaimed author, filmmaker, media expert, corporate matchmaker, and campaign strategist, possesses an unparalleled set of skills to ignite your organization's growth and drive it towards unprecedented success.
Founder and Principal
A multiple-award winning journalist, Fabian Dawson is an internationally acclaimed author, filmmaker and media expert. His work over the last three decades spans the globe and he also serves as a consultant/strategic advisor to a variety of international companies. Dawson was named the 2019 recipient of the Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement Award at Jack Webster Awards, which is one of the most prestigious journalism accolades in Canada. As a journalist, Dawson’s work has taken him all over Asia, Europe, North and Central America. His work, particularly in India, has led to the creation of four documentary films and a made-for-TV movie.He has been cited for excellence in journalism multiple times by the Jack Webster Foundation, the Canada National Newspaper Awards committee, Daniel Pearl Award jury in New York and the Rolls Royce Commonwealth Award judging panel n London. He is also a recipient of the Queen’s Jubilee Medal. Dawson has been invited by the governments of India, Malaysia, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong and the United States to act as a media observer/advisor on a variety of Asian-Canada issues.
Shawn is a veteran PR consultant specializing in reputation, issues & crisis management, media training, and strategy. He works with a number of clients in food production, industry association, energy & resources, real estate, recycling, and the non-profit sector. Prior to striking out on his own three years ago he spent 13 years handling media relations for TELUS. As TELUS’ national social & media relations director he was the company's senior media spokesperson and was responsible for issues & crisis management; managing the team of spokespeople ranging from Vancouver to Rimouski; and corporate portfolios including finance, legal services, privacy & security, operations, and regulatory affairs. Shawn spent his 20s working as a reporter and editor at community newspapers across B.C.
Tash Bacchus is a recent University graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Women and Gender Studies. She is trained in the areas of ethical research, academic writing, public speaking, and seminar instruction. For the time being, she resides in Vancouver and spends her days-off reading, eating, thinking, and writing.
Sam McLeod is a travel and food writer, and digital media marketer based in Vancouver. Her work has taken her across Asia, Caribbean, North America, South America and Africa. She has a curious nature for searching out and documenting new places, spaces and food. ‘Sam’ is also an avid photographer whose work on sustainable, organic and local/seasonal foods has been internationally acclaimed.
Web Design & SEO
Amit Bhaskar is our web design and development specialist. He is an experienced multimedia content producer, PR & social media strategy builder, marketing & communication strategist with a demonstrated history of working in the media industry. Amit has worked with BBC India and ICRC, he is an expert in mobile marketing aimed at reaching a target audience on their smartphones, tablets, and/or other mobile devices, via websites, email, SMS and MMS, social media, and apps.
Paula Arab is an award-winning journalist and PR practitioner who helps cut through today’s noise to get at the heart of what matters. As a media strategist Paula Arab helps organizations with complex communications needs, distill their messages and tell powerful stories that help meet business objectives and grow their bottom line. Paula spent 30 years working in Canada’s largest news rooms across multi-media platforms as staff of The Canadian Press, CBC and Postmedia. She was best known as an opinion columnist and editorial writer for the Calgary Herald.