CUTV is a hub for independent media production and growing alternative media institutions. You can read CUTV’s mandate and bylaws here.
Our offices and studio are located at CUTV 2110 Mackay on the fourth floor. You can reach us at email@example.com
Our mailing address:
2110 Mackay St #403
Montreal, QC H3G 2J1
Our Board of Directors
Eliza McFarlane has been engaged in the arts as a vocalist and multidisciplinary artist for almost 10 years. She works with media including sculpture, dance, spoken word, song, specializes in community building and interconnection, and emotional resilience. When Eliza is not at Concordia meeting people, creating, and organizing, you might find her at an open mic or a community gathering. Eliza has served one term on the Concordia Student Union representing the faculty of Fine Arts. She has been involved with community organizing in the Concordia and Montreal community since 2017.
Lise Vigneault has been an active member of the english Montreal comedy scene since 2007 as a writer, producer, director, sketch comedian and actor. Lise is very excited to bring her years of experience to the CUTV board of directors and to help guide CUTV in all the new and exciting directions it so wishes to go!
Paul Naschra is a a visual artist and poetry writer, and is currently pursuing a BA in sociology and communication studies at Concordia University.
Marcus Peters is a Concordia graduate and has a passion for social and environmental justice. He has served on many boards and advocacy groups in the community, including the Sociology/Anthropology Student Union, the Hive Cafe, Divest Concordia, and the CSU, where he was also formerly a member of the executive. He has a keen interest in filmmaking that stems from his personal work in short films, and joined CUTV in 2016.
Pascal Huynh first got into podcasting by having a topic he was passionate about. With the storytelling skills he learnt at film school, he created an 8-episode show Out of the Fog which aired on CKUT 90.3FM in 2016. Since then he made an audio documentary piece produced by CBC and a short animated documentary that won multiple awards. He is currently working on a feature-length film documentary. He teaches in the Media Arts program at Champlain College and also taught in the Film Animation program at Concordia.
Sophia Barsoski is an undergraduate student at Concordia majoring in Sexuality Studies and Women studies. She also works part time as a personal support worker for a disabled couple, and is passionate about gender representation in student media and grassroots organizing.
Nikolas Barry-Shaw (coming soon)
Savanna Craig | Video Journalist | Savanna is a host and video journalist for Local 514, a CUTV original show focused on issues affecting Montrealers. She is a graduate of Concordia University & formerly worked
for both student media outlets, taking on news and investigative research, writing and editorial roles. She is a former video journalist and podcast intern at Ricochet Media.
Aude Simon | Video Journalist | Aude Simon is an editor, videographer, and video journalist with Local 514. She is also a video editor for The Link, and works on independent projects. Her visual work focuses on advocacy and activism.
Arya Afshar | Broadcasting Coordinator | Arya is an Iranian musician, audio engineer, and YouTuber. Having devoted the entirety of his 20s to the study of digital audio, he now works as a freelance audiovisual tech specialist and post-production audio editor for films, video games, podcasts, and livestreams. He also runs his own YouTube channel on which he posts weekly videos and hosts livestream roundtables with other
audio nerds across the globe.
Emma Austin | Station Manager | Emma is a musician and writer based in Montreal, QC. She completed a double major in Sociology and Gender Studies at Concordia University in 2020, and she currently writes, edits, and co-hosts a podcast on Harbinger Media Network called Gender Troubles.
Dru Jay | Executive Director | Dru is the executive director of CUTV and publisher of The Breach. He previously worked as Coordinating Editor of The Dominion, and is a co-founder of the Media Co-op, and Journal Ensemble. He is the co-author, with Nikolas Barry-Shaw, of Paved with Good Intentions: Canada’s development NGOs from idealism to imperialism.
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