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Lise Lareau

News producer at Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Lise Lareau has been a news producer at Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for more than 20 years. She works at CBC News Network, where she specializes in daily Ottawa parliamentary news. For a decade, she was the national president of the Canadian Media Guild -- the union at the CBC, Canadian Press, Thomson Reuters and several other news organizations. She continues to serve as its national vice-president. Having witnessed years of downsizing in the media, she is urging academics and working journalists to shed their shyness about advocating for the industry.