Jamie Bell brings exceptional communications and digital media experience to his work as a freelance consultant and communicator for technology and media projects in northern and southern Canada.
He has worked in communications for organizations including Nunavut Arctic College and the Nunavut Research Institute, the Government of Nunavut, the Department of National Defence, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and Algonquin College. He has studied and worked in journalism and community engagement for more than two decades. His expertise is with web-based communications, digital media training and information management initiatives.
Jamie developed excellent working relationships with Inuit, First Nations and Metis youth through his community outreach and engagement efforts. This includes the SSHRC-funded Nanisiniq Arviat History Project, his work as a co-founder of the Arviat Film Society and Arviat Television, established in 2013 with support from Isuma TV’s Digital Indigenous Democracy Project. He has appeared in Nunatsiaq News, the Globe and Mail, CBC and TIME Magazine.
In his spare time, Jamie enjoys learning to renovate a house in southern Canada and is working towards opening a small Indigenous arts and crafts store in Northwestern Ontario.
- Corporate Communications and Media Relations
- Writing and Editing for News, Media and Technology
- Youth, Student and Community Outreach and Engagement
- Digital Literacy, Web Applications and Technical Writing
- Nonprofit and Community Development
- Social Media Management and Online Marketing
- Information Management
- Community-based Research
- Experienced and results-oriented with knowledge and skills in planning, development and production of communications projects in federal, territorial and not-for-profit environments.
- Twenty years of experience performing communications and administration-related support for information dissemination and new media technologies.
- Experience working in remote, culturally-diverse and Indigenous communities. Strong interest and experience in combining traditional knowledge with new and emerging technologies.