Alyson is known on and around Parliament Hill, for her time as the Senior Producer for CTV’s Power Play with Don Martin. It is in this role that she helped shape the political stories for CTV News through the daily live programming, while at the same time, managing the editorial and production team for the show. In addition to her 17 years in broadcast television news, she has been worked in corporate communications, media relations and video production. It is through these experiences that she has developed a strong understanding of how and why media works.
Since joining Bluesky, Alyson has used her networks and experience to secure media opportunities with all of the country’s major television and print outlets, produce our daily Election newsletter, The Bluesky Brief, and produce, host and edit our weekly podcast, What You Need to Know: #ACdnPolicast.
Aside from her career achievements, Alyson also has a strong commitment to volunteerism and making a difference in her community. Currently, she is a Trex leader with Girl Guides of Canada in Manotick and the Hospitality Coordinator for the Nepean Kanata Barracuda competitive swim team.
Alyson loves adventure from camping in the winter to ziplining. She also loves to take in a hockey or football game especially if it is to cheer on the Buffalo Bills.