Archives: Alumni

Rex Yulo

I head up marketing for Genesis Motors Canada, the newest luxury automotive brand in Canada. We’re currently the only OEM disrupting the industry with a full end-to-end online shopping experience and a true customer centric mindset. I joined Genesis in June 2019, previously having spent 12+ years developing digital solutions, building business, & process innovation […]

Chantelle Meiboom

Since graduating from York, I participated in a few internships and then begun working in advertising, later specializing in digital marketing. In my current role, I manage a team of digital marketers where we specialize in SEO, SEM/PPC and Content Marketing. My days stay exciting as I'm always problem solving and working with not only my […]

Sherine Osbourne

Since graduating from York, I have studied broadcast journalism, career counselling and most recently completed the Technical and Professional Communication certificate program at Glendon College. My career has included a number of opportunities within the financial sector but has been predominantly spent in the public sector. My public sector career began at the Canada Revenue […]

Katie O’Connor M.A.

After graduating from the Communication Studies program, I left with a positive outlook on my coursework, the faculty, and my desire to continue my education with York University. During my BA, I had the great fortune of working as a Research Assistant for Professor Anne MacLennan who was instrumental in my decision to pursue the […]

Manuel Arellano

My first job after I graduated was as a reporter an online editor for a community newspaper. I then went back to school to get my MA and worked for a couple of years in the non-profit, public and international development sectors. A highlight for me was spending six months in Peru doing an internship […]

Lyan Khazanchi

Since graduating from York, my learning journey has not ended! I pursued a post-graduate certificate in Corporate Communications & Public Relations, a Masters in Digital Marketing, and I am currently in the final stages of completing an MBA. Work-wise, I have tried out several industries, including government, gourmet, software, non-profit and think-tanks. Currently, I work […]

Christine Bernard

After graduation, I got my first full time job in communications as a Business Analyst, specializing in internal communications and employee engagement. Over the last few years, I’ve advanced in my career from becoming a Communications Specialist to a Communications Manager. With each career advancement, the responsibilities increased, but my underlying passion for storytelling and […]

Adrienne Middlebrook

Since graduating from York in 2013 with a Bachelors in Communication Studies, Adrienne has focused on applying her skills within the sports sector. She has since worked with a variety of brands to help develop and execute social and communications strategies. Adrienne currently works as a Communications and Marketing Coordinator for the Greater Toronto Hockey League, the […]

Shelby Szostakowski

During my time at York University, I wanted to ensure that I would be set up for success when I graduated from the program. In order, to do so, I completed two internships while at York, one at Alberta Golf and another at MKTG (formerly S&E Sponsorship Group). I had a high interest in sports […]

Emily Hatfield

After graduation I left my position as Campus Representative at Warner Brothers Canada and started a full-time position as a Social Media Associate at a marketing company called ChizComm Ltd. in North York. During my (almost) 3 years at the company, I helped to grow the Digital Marketing department from 2 to 12 associates and […]