Andrea Chrysanthou is a Senior Communications Specialist in Global Public Affairs’ Toronto office where she oversees media relations campaigns and communications support for clients. She is a public relations, marketing and communications specialist with more a decade of experience at some of Canada’s top national broadcasters as well as international news organizations. Her background as a journalist and television producer gives her a unique understanding of what media needs to actualize a great story.
Andrea began her career in broadcast and print news in Cyprus where she covered both local and international news for the national broadcasting corporation as well as the English dailies. Returning to Canada she moved primarily into broadcasting, working in television production and went on to serve as a lifestyles and news producer for CTV, CBC, CityTV and MuchMusic. As a producer, Andrea pioneered the creation of organic public relations opportunities for brands looking for exposure on her programs and her role evolved from production to public relations and marketing.
Andrea later worked for the Pan Am Games legacy project, the Pan Am Path overseeing all public relations, media relations and marketing efforts. Prior to joining Global, she oversaw the North American public relations at Travelzoo, a global media internet company.
Andrea holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Journalism from Ryerson University and is a member in good standing with the Canadian Public Relations Society.
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