Our Authors

“Author” refers to volunteer members of the Media Group. They follow the news related to bilingualism and linguistic duality in New-Brunswick, they write the articles that appear in the “Toll Box” and “Resources” section and they are in charge of fact-checking. “Contributor” refers to an individual, outside of the Media Group, who submits an occasional article to exactNB.ca.

Danielle Savoie

Danielle Savoie

Danielle Savoie worked as a journalist for some 20 years, first at  l'Évangeline and then at Radio-Canada Acadie.  She then worked as a Communications Advisor for the Canadian Union of Public Emplo...

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Hélène Branch

Hélène Branch

Originally from the village of Burnsville in New-Brunswick, Hélène Branch holds a BA Honours in literature and a degree in journalism from Université de Strasbourg. Hélène Branch was a reporter for...

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Marc Bastarache

Marc Bastarache

Originally from Moncton, Marc Bastarache studied at St. Joseph's College and the Université de Moncton (B.A. in Political Science) and completed a Master's degree in Public Communication at Laval U...

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Brian  Beaton

Brian Beaton

Brian Beaton moved to Fredericton in 2013 from Sioux Lookout, Ontario where he had worked for 20 years with remote First Nations to develop a telecommunications network, a telehealth service and an...

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Susan O'Donnell

Susan O'Donnell

Susan O’Donnell became a reporter and editorial board member for the NB Media Co-op in 2017 after 25 years as a researcher at universities and the National Research Council, where she was a union l...

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Gerry McAlister

Gerry McAlister

Gerry McAlister is from Ireland. He moved to Canada in 2004. Gerry is a lifelong activist. He is a member of the Green Party and NB Media Co-op. He is a retired teacher. His interests include poetr...

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Lauren Beaton

Lauren Beaton

Lauren Beaton is a student at Mount Allison University where she studies Sociology and Psychology. She is from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

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Erin Steuter

Erin Steuter

Erin Steuter is Professor of Sociology at Mount Allison University with a focus on critical media studies and ideological representations in news and popular culture. Recipient of multiple awards f...

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Françoise Enguehard

Françoise Enguehard

Françoise Enguehard is a former journalist at Radio-Canada.  A communications consultant, she is also an author and editorial writer for l'Acadie Nouvelle.

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