Team

Alex Freedman
Executive Director

AAlex Freedman comes to the CRFC with many years of executive management experience related to broadcast journalism, national non-profit organizations, and post-secondary education institutions. He also brings several years of frontline work as a journalist and senior producer to his new position.

Most recently Mr. Freedman was Deputy Chief of Staff to the National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations in Ottawa. Previously, Mr. Freedman was Chief of Staff to the President of Laurentian University located in Sudbury, Ontario. From 2005 to 2013, he worked firstly as an investigative reporter for The National and for CBC Winnipeg, and later as Senior Producer and Bureau Chief for the CBC in Québec City.

Don’t hesitate to contact Alex with any questions regarding our funding programs and their management.

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Emmanuel Sayer
Programs manager

Emmanuel got his start in community radio in 1998 at CJAM in Windsor co-hosting a weekly overnight program as a teenager. He later got involved at CHUO 89.1 FM in Ottawa as a volunteer contributor in 2004 then as the station’s longest running Program Director from 2010 until 2019.

He is incredibly passionate about campus / community radio and has attended several National Campus & Community Radio Conferences (2012 – 2019) including hosting the 35th annual NCRC in Ottawa (2017) where he participated in a panel about Multi-Contributor Programming Models.

His radio program City Slang won Best Syndicated Radio Program at the 2019 Community Radio Awards in Broadcast and Online at the 38th NCRC.

Don’t hesitate to contact Emmanuel with any questions regarding our funding programs and their management.

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Guillaume Gaubert
Program Officer

Guillaume has extensive experience in managing support funds for community and cultural organizations. He was the manager of a support fund aimed at independent cinemas in Asia and Latin America to foster screening of European films. More recently, he worked to promote cultural exchanges and artists’ mobility in Mexico and South Korea.

Passionate about radio since his teenage years, he is excited to be able to assist community radio stations across Canada and help them promote their community.

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