Kim Latimer has been a working in journalism and communications for 15 years. During that time she’s contributed to CBC Radio One, National Hospital News, Canadian Teacher’s Magazine, Northern Ontario Medical Journal, Northern Ontario Business Magazine, The Walleye Arts and Culture Magazine, and is a freelancer for regional newspapers. In 2013, she launched her own writing and communications business. She holds a degree in journalism from Carleton University (2000).
Kim has also worked in various communication roles in heath care, arts and culture. She was the lead organizer of the Prime Minister’s visit and national media event at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre in 2011, and has collaborated with provincial and regional healthcare agencies including Cancer Care Ontario, in her previous role as Communications and Health Promotions Planner for Regional Cancer Care Northwest.
From 2000-2005 Kim lived and worked in London, England for the Commonwealth Press Union and Commonwealth Broadcasting Association. In that role she secured grant funding, organized and assisted with media ethics and media law seminars in Pakistan, Kenya, Ghana, Barbados, and Sri Lanka.