We’re a close-knit group that chose to leave “big agency” life so that we could work with select clients on issues that mattered to us. Community building and communicating messages that bring about positive change are two of our main interests and passions.
Natasha Netschay Davies
Digital PR, Content Marketing & Communications Specialist
Natasha Netschay Davies develops integrated PR, online communications and digital/social media strategies for clients from a variety of B2C, B2B and B2G industries. She provides new media and crisis communications training to business, government and non-profit sectors.
She teaches courses in PR, content marketing, writing and social media community building at Simon Fraser University in B2B, PR and Digital Certificate programs, and provides counsel on curriculum for SFU’s Lifelong Learning faculty.
In 2009, she built a social media department for BC’s largest independent PR agency. In her role as director of digital and social media, Natasha customized social media programs for clients including TELUS International, 7-Eleven Canada, Canadian Diabetes Association, Coast Capital Savings, and the British Columbia Public Employer’s Association.
Recognized as one of Canada’s first high-tech journalists, Natasha found her beat covering the Web’s early days – when it was still called the Information Highway. She was executive editor of Internet News, managing editor at Stockhouse and a business technology reporter for The Globe & Mail. Natasha was involved with several dot-com start ups including Orato.com and Onvia.com, as well as an online arts broadcaster for podcast Modem Women and TravelLive.
A sought-after speaker on all things all things related to converged media, Natasha regularly gives talks at industry conferences including the British Columbia Association of Integrated Marketers (BCAIM), the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS), the Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE), and the Technology Council of North America (TECNA).
Mike Davies –
Mike Davies is Creative Director at Moonraker. He combines artistic skills from a career in entertainment with graphic design experience in B2B industries.
Developing investor relations’ presentations and corporate creative assets for Moonraker’s clients, Mike’s approach to design is digitally modern while respecting traditional principles. He oversees all aspects of website and microsite builds, from concept to implementation.
Prior to Moonraker, Mike managed all types of complex GIS projects including underground modelling for dozens of mining exploration companies including several international majors.
Mike studied multimedia design at UBC, cinematography at Vancouver Film School and computer animation at Emily Carr Institute.
Mike is also an established musician and regularly performs on stage. He has recorded original music at some of the top local studios with several Vancouver groups.
Linda Munro –
Senior Account Executive
Linda Munro is a Senior Account Executive at Moonraker where she brings together her Canadian and international experience in media relations, strategic communications and event planning to deliver results-based work.
Prior to this role, she worked for Peak Communicators and at Ketchum, the fifth largest PR firm worldwide, in London, UK. Linda focused on PR campaigns for European and global pharmaceutical brands including Roche, Solvay and Napp. This experience built on her previous work as a communications manager at Doctors of BC (British Columbia Medical Association). Linda was also a communications officer at World Vision in Bangkok, Thailand.
Linda holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queens University and a Master of Arts (Journalism) from the University of Western Ontario. Her writing has appeared in the Globe and Mail and the London Free Press newspapers and she produced a radio documentary story that aired on CBC Radio.
Kylie McMullan –
Kylie McMullan is an Account Executive at Moonraker with a strong background in public relations and marketing, stemming from her experience both client side with a Fortune 500 company and Nature’s Path Organic Foods, and in agency, working on accounts such as Celestial Seasonings, Happy Planet Juice, Bootlegger, and Sandman Hotels.
An experienced brand manager, Kylie is also an Instructor of Public Relations for Simon Fraser University and the co-author of the first Canadian-based public relations textbook, Canadian PR for the Real World.
Kylie has a Masters of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University and is currently completing her Advanced Project Management Certificate at Stanford University. She proudly sits on the Young Associates Committee for the Vancouver Art Gallery and on the YWCA Women of Distinction Nomination’s committee.
Alan O’Sullivan –
Alan O’Sullivan is a Brand Journalist at Moonraker with a background in print journalism, digital copywriting and social media management. He helps businesses tell stories and express their unique value propositions across multiple platforms, ensuring that both the tone and content of brand messaging is effective, efficient and consistent with the business’s overall ethos.
Before joining Moonraker Alan worked as an independent freelance writer, copywriter and social media marketer, managing his own roster of local and international clients and publications, including Peek.com, Good Sam, The Vancouver Observer and Vancouver Weekly.
Alan has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Simon Fraser University, where he specialized in conflict theory and international relations, as well as a New Media Journalism certificate, also from SFU.
Aliyah Jessa –
Digital Community Manager
Aliyah Jessa is a Digital Community Manager at Moonraker. Combining her customer service and tech-savvy web skills, Aliyah is able to navigate the online social sphere with ease, curating and sharing relevant content for clients.
Prior to working with Moonraker, Aliyah worked at Coast Capital Savings where she earned the High Five Award for Customer Service. After her time at Coast, she worked and travelled abroad where she developed her online skills, using social media to create and maintain relationships at home and abroad. Upon her return to Vancouver, she worked for a boutique communications agency. She also accepted a board position and social media lead role for Fair Vote Canada, Vancouver Chapter.
Aliyah has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from UBC and is currently working on her Graphic Design Diploma from BCIT. She is Hootsuite Certified and maintains a travel blog, which has also been featured on the Huffington Post.