Biography – Meagan Perry

Meagan Perry, director, MAP Communications Consulting

Meagan Perry has been a dedicated media producer since 1987. From her high school radio station she moved on to lead community radio stations in Edmonton and Guelph before working at CBC Radio One flagship programs As It Happens and Definitely Not the Opera. After six years at the CBC, Meagan took a print reporting job in the North, where she spearheaded a program of special reporting from Yukon Territory’s remote communities for The Yukon News.

In 2005, when podcasting was in its infancy, Meagan took a leap and joined is regularly at the forefront of innovations in online reporting.  At that time, had just launched Canada’s first curated podcast network. Meagan began as a volunteer producer but quickly became executive producer for the rabble podcast network, while continuing to work as a freelance journalist. Her audio work has been featured by public broadcasters around the world including  BBC, CBC, NPR, and RTE.

Meagan founded MAP Communications Consulting in 2007, after working as Senior Communications Officer for Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Yukon Region. MAP’s goal was to produce quality audio and video content, writing services, communications strategy development, and project management for a wide range of clients across Canada and the North including: Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Change For Children, Parkland Institute, Government of Canada, Government of Nunavut, Yukon Women in Trades and Technology, Wildlife Management Advisory Council (North Slope),  and Alberta Health Services.

Meagan’s work with continues alongside her work with MAP. In 2013, Meagan accepted the position of editor-in-chief for the site.