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About Mike

Mike Blanchard is a well qualified Journalist, Broadcaster, Communications and Public Relations specialist based in Calgary. You can listen to Mike on the radio most mornings on 660 News. Before that, Mike was a talk show host and news anchor with CHQR AM 770 in Calgary for more than 15 years and a reporter with Sun News Network.

Highlights of his professional career include:

• Writing and verbal communication
• Public, community and media relations
• Presentation/public speaking skills
• Broadcast and web writing
• Strategic planning and implementation
• Key project/event management
• Project/event budgeting and expense control
• Research and “intelligence” gathering
• Negotiation and proactive persuasion skills
• Social media development
• Team leadership, mentoring and staff development