Natasha Netschay Davies
Natasha Netschay Davies develops integrated PR, communications and digital/social media strategies for clients from a variety of B2C, B2B and B2G industries. She provides digital, writing, 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 startups 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 Women in PR North America, 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).