Cara Sabatini

Director of Dispute Resolution

Cara Sabatini

Cara Sabatini is the director of dispute resolution. She received a certificate in alternative dispute resolution from York University, and completed a program in data journalism from the University of King’s. She is the co-author of the joint study with Ryerson University, ‘Good News, Bad News, a snapshot of conditions at small market newspapers in Canada.’

As a freelance journalist and editor for academic manuscripts, her work primarily focuses on law and policy issues and has appeared in various North American outlets. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Ethics, Society & Law from the University of Toronto, where she was deeply involved in campus media as the editor of the independent student newspaper.

Brent Jolly

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

In addition to his work with the NNC, Brent also serves the national president of the Canadian Association of Journalists. He is a co-author of the study ‘Good News, Bad News, a snapshot of conditions at small market newspapers in Canada’; is Canada’s press freedom liaison to the international chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists; serves on the board of governors of the National Newspaper Awards; 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.

You can follow him on Twitter: @Brent_T_Jolly