Freelance, Instructor, Speaker, Television, Memberships, Online Playgrounds
Laurinda watched a lot of television as a child. Or so her mother told her. 15 years later as an Interactive Producer, Digital and Social Strategist, she confidently claims it was simply research.
In her journey, she discovered her deep love of storytelling; starting in television (yes, there was no internet during her university years) and extended to digital media as soon as it was, well, invented. This puts her at advantage to have the skillset to tell stories both in a linear fashion and in that other fashion too.
Laurinda’s freelance work has stretched across many exciting projects. Currently, Laurinda is at CBC producing 2nd screen experiences for Battle of the Blades and the Olympics. Pervious she produced Disney Jr’s Justin Time, Season II games. Laurinda was the Interactive Producer on CBC Kids Cross Country Fun Hunt and managed digital campaigns including Travel and Escape’s Operation Unplugged and CBC’s Canada’s Smartest Person.
Laurinda is an instructor for both Centennial College’s post graduate programs Interactive Media Management and Children’s Entertainment: Writing Production and Management.
Laurinda has spoken at many events and lead industry panels. Recent events include:
Laurinda’s television experience includes Manager of Original Productions at YTV, where she was a production executive on over 550 hours of original Canadian children’s programming. At Rogers TV she ran 4 community television stations, creatively produced multiplatform Chatelaine Tips (sample video) and MoneySense Tips (video sample) and oversaw 32 of the station’s websites. She also dedicated time to help build a startup, videoBIO, as Director of Production and New Media.
At the end of the day, Laurinda’s biggest life accomplishment are her 2 little partners in crime, Jack and Kathleen, who tell her daily that their video gaming is simply research.
If you want some history, check out my LinkedIn profile.
If you want to know whatz on my radar and mind, check out my twitter account.
At the end of the day, I love to meet new people and talk about media. Wanna connect?