Brent Jolly

Director, Communications, Research, and Community Management

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Brent Jolly is the director of communications, research, and community management with the National NewsMedia Council of Canada (NNC). Prior to joining the NNC in 2016, Brent worked as a journalist with a variety of news outlets as both a writer and editor.

He is a co-author of the recently-released study ‘Good News, Bad News, a snapshot of conditions at small market newspapers in Canada’. He is a national director with the Canadian Association of Journalists, is Canada’s press freedom liaison to the international chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, and is a media, law, and policy fellow at the University of Oxford. He holds a Bachelor of Journalism from Carleton University, and an M.A. in Political Science from the University of Toronto, where he studied as a junior fellow at Massey College.

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