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4 February 2014

Contact

Currently based in Melbourne, Australia.
michelle.a.macklem@gmail.com
@michmacklem

Education               

2014–2016, MA in Media and Communication, Concordia University
2008–2012 , BA in History, University of Victoria

Selected Radio Productions

2016, Swimmers, for Third Coast ShortDocs 2016
2016, The Cassette Tape’s Comeback for CBC Radio 1’s Day 6
2016, Reading by Ear for CBC Radio 1’s Spark
2016, The Line Between Accessory and Assistive Technology for CBC Radio 1’s Spark
2016, Bodies as Tools, episode 4 of Adaptive podcast series
2016, Alex [a radio drama] for The Heart podcast
2015, My Anxiety for HearSay International Audio Arts Festival
2015, Rising Waters and Disappearing Forests: Produced for UN convention on Climate Change (COP21) Radio Series.
2013, The Sound of Sound for Post Everything on CFUV 101.9 FM

Work Experience

2016, Freelance Radio Producer
  • Recent pieces airing on CBC Spark, The Heart and Mayfest Radio.
michellemacklem.com/audio

2016, Lead Producer
Concordia Podcast Series, “Beyond Disciplines”
  • Producer for podcast on making academic research accessible.
concordia.ca/beyond-disciplines

2015- 2016, Series Producer
Ageing + Communication + Technology
  • Producer for podcast series in collaboration with Older Women Live & CKUT 90.3 FM.
actproject.ca/older-women-live

 2016, Sound Recordist for Madhu’s Saris
Ageing + Communication + Technology
  • Recordist and production assistant for documentary film.
actproject.ca/madhus-saris

2014–2016, Web Editor, WI Journal of Mobile Media
  • Web content editor for online peer reviewed journal Wi.
wi.mobilities.ca

2015, Production Manager for Theatre Hora, Disabled Theatre
  • Producer for the Montreal performance of the Swiss theatre group Theatre Hora’s performance of Disabled Theatre at Concordia University.
mia.mobilities.ca/criticaldisability/theatrehora

2012–2014, Coordinator of Volunteers
CFUV 101.9 FM, Campus and Community Radio Station
  • Responsible for the supervision, training and management of a 300+ person volunteer base.
cfuv.uvic.ca

2011- 2013, Co-Founder and Booking Agent, Animal Productions
  • Organized and booked concerts for large-scale international music acts and local multimedia productions in Victoria BC.

Teaching Experience

2014- 2016, Studio Instructor / Teaching Assistant
Concordia University
Course: Communication Media: Sound Production Techniques II

2016, Audio Instructor
Ageing Activisms Workshop
Working with Canadian activists to record and edit interviews.

2015, Workshop Leader
Migrant Workers Centre Montreal
Introduction to audio editing using Audacity.

Awards and Honours

2016                Concordia Conference and Exposition Award
2015                HearSay International Audio Arts Festival Shortlist for “My Anxiety”
2015–2016    SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canadian Graduate Scholarship
2015                Mobile Media Lab Bursary
2015                Graduate Mobility Award
2015                Explore- Programme D’Immersion En Langues Bursary
2014–2015    Out-of-Province Remission Bursary Concordia University
2014                Daniel Feist Memorial Scholarship
2013                National Campus Community Radio Award Honourable Mention for “Post Everything
2008                University of Victoria Entrance Scholarship

Conferences and Presentations

“Alex: a radio drama.” Women In Sound, Women On Sound. Lancaster UK, invited artist presentation. 22 April 2016.
“Approaches to Sonic Storytelling.” Communications Sound II Production Course, Concordia University. 2 February 2016.
“It’s All in the Details: Audio Storytelling through Podcasts.” Concordia University, invited artist/ producer talk for diploma communications program. 21 January 2016.
“Composing for Diverse Bodies: Adaptive Use Musical Instruments.” IASPM-Canada Annual Conference., Ottawa, Canada, 30 May 2015.
“Alphabet Radio: Adaptive Design Using Arduino.” Making Media Art as Feminist Practice, University of Victoria Maker Lab, 27 February 2015.
“Digital Volunteerism: Implementing Volunteer Software Management Systems.” National Campus and Community Radio Conference. Victoria, British Columbia. 3 June 2014.
“Doing a Lot With a Little: Strategizing for Volunteers in Campus and Community Radio.” National Campus and Community Radio Conference. Victoria, British Columbia. 5 June 2014.

Exhibitions and Festivals

2016: Surround Sound Documentary Festival, Danielle + Lindsay, Canada.
2016: Mayfest Radio, Adaptive Ep 1 & 3. Bristol, UK.
2016: Words & [ ], Beyond the Surface. Montreal, Canada.

University Service

2014- 2016, MA Student Representative, Communications Department, Concordia University
2011- 2012, President- Student Radio Society, University of Victoria

Languages

English: Native Language
French: Conversational oral proficiency and working reader

Volunteer Experience

2015- present, Radio Producer
CKUT 90.3 FM, Montreal QC
Contributor to Older Women Live radio program.

2009-14, Radio Producer
CFUV 101.9 FM, Victoria BC
Contributor and producer for a weekly arts program, Post Everything focused on art and culture in Victoria.

2013-14, Weird Canada Contributor
weirdcanada.com
Content contributor for Canadian non-profit that is a space for artistic, literary and musical enthusiasm.

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