Faculty & Staff

JanicePaskey

Janice Paskey

Journalism Professor

Janice Paskey is an associate professor of journalism and a faculty supervisor of the Calgary Journal. Her students have twice won the Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker for Best 4-Year Non Daily Newspaper as well as the best Multimedia Story award and the AMPA Amber Bowerman writing award.

She is past editor of Calgary’s Avenue magazine and the McGill News, the McGill University alumni magazine. Over the course of her career, she has worked as Canadian Correspondent for The Chronicle of Higher Education, Web Producer for CTV Calgary, Executive Director of Communications for the University of Calgary Development Office, Manager of Communications for Development and Alumni at McGill, Publications Director at Brock University, Associate Editor of What’s Up Niagara magazine and weekend reporter at The St. Catharines Standard.

Her research interests are creative sentencing for environmental crimes in Alberta (https://albertacreativesentencing.wordpress.com/), collegiate media, and literary journalism. She has held grants from the Mount Royal University Institute for Environmental Sustainability, the Oil Sands Research and Information Network, and the Western Magazine Awards Foundation (themagazineschool.ca).

Her publications can be found at https://mtroyal.academia.edu/JanicePaskey

She holds a bachelor of journalism degree from Carleton University (Ottawa) and master’s degree in international relations from the Insitute of International Studies at the University of Chile, Santiago.