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 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;
  • We manage and promote, news, events and announcements, including the McGill Reporter, McGill Dans la Ville, What’s New e-newsletters as well as through the University's main social media channels;
  • 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 McGill community, the media and public in emergencies and crisis situations

 

Contact us

Institutional Communications
James Administration Building
845 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0G4
514-398-6693
info.communications [at] mcgill.ca

 

pierre.boisseau [at] mcgill.ca (Pierre Boisseau)
Senior Director, Institutional Communications
514-398-2018 cell: 514-943-9655

maria.naso [at] mcgill.ca (Maria Naso)
Administrative Coordinator
514-398-1076

 

Media Relations

cynthia.lee [at] mcgill.ca (Cynthia Lee)
Associate Director, Media Relations
514-398-6754 cell: 514-793-6753

katherine.gombay [at] mcgill.ca (Katherine Gombay)
Senior Communications Officer
514-398-2189 cell: 514-717-2289

shirley.cardenas [at] mcgill.ca (Shirley Cardenas)
Media Relations Officer
514-398-6751 cell: 514-594-6877

frederique.mazerolle [at] mcgill.ca (Frédérique Mazerolle)
Media Relations Officer
514-398-6693 cell: 514-617-8615

Internal Communications

james.c.martin [at] mcgill.ca (James Martin)
Associate Director, Internal Communications
514-398-7404

neale.mcdevitt [at] mcgill.ca (Neale McDevitt)
Editor, McGill Reporter
514-398-1044

francois.shalom [at] mcgill.ca (François Shalom)
Communications Associate
514-398-2243

Social Media and Web News

laurie.devine [at] mcgill.ca (Laurie Devine)
Social Media Manager
514-398-5929 cell: 514-891-5929

jessica.goodsell [at] mcgill.ca (Jessica Goodsell)
Social Media Associate
514-398-8252

 
 
 

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

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