Ian Gill

Ian Gill is a strategic advisor at Discourse Media. He is a columnist with The Tyee and the author of four books, including the forthcoming No News Is Bad News: Canada’s Media Collapse – and What Comes Next (Greystone Books, September 2016). A former senior reporter and editor at The Vancouver Sun, award-winning documentary reporter with CBC Television, CBC radio columnist (Morningside) and frequent contributor to magazines and journals in Canada and his native Australia, Ian served for several years on the board of Canada’s Centre for Investigative Journalism. After leaving CBC in the mid-’90s, Ian founded Ecotrust Canada, a Vancouver-based non-profit working in coastal communities. Ian has worked extensively with philanthropic foundations and non-profits in Canada, Australia and the US, and is currently principal of a consulting company, Cause+Effect. He lives in Vancouver.