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.
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