Resume

Scott Lilwall

Email:
Web: www.scottlilwall.ca

Experience

CKUA Radio Network

Digital Content Editor: Edmonton, AB; July 2016 – Present

  • Manage website for radio network focused on fostering emerging artists. Includes podcast management, writing of editorial pieces on featured artists, and video of live performances.
  • Handle the station’s social media accounts — leading to a significant (30%+) increase in social engagement year-over-year.
  • Led special online projects for various departments, writing and designing features on CKUA’s history, special broadcasts and donor activities.

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

Digital Content Producer: Banff, AB; Oct. 2015 – Apr. 2016

  • Wrote feature articles and produced podcasts for world-renowned arts institution, focusing on the works of artists, politicians and leaders. Conducted field interviews, audio recordings, writing, editing and audio/video production.
  • Helped develop the centre’s voice and tone online, with a focus on engaging general audiences and donors.
  • Produced, wrote and managed Banff Centre Talks, a series of live discussions with writers, musicians and other artists. Also handled the technical details of recording the talks for release as videos and podcasts.

CBC Edmonton

Web/Multimedia Reporter: Edmonton, AB; Aug. 2012 – Sept. 2015

  • Pitched, researched and wrote stories for CBC.ca — including breaking news, features and data-supported pieces
  • Prepared multimedia features – pioneering new story forms to engage our online audience with photos, video, audio and other elements
  • Managed social media accounts, both as a promotional and news-gathering tool. Also conducted training for other reporters on social media techniques/tools for use in the field.

CBC Edmonton

Radio Reporter: Edmonton, AB; June 2010 – Aug. 2012

  • Gathered and produced both breaking news and longer radio features, both for local and national radio.
  • Worked on longer current affairs pieces, cutting finished products and booking live guests for shows.
  • Provided live hits for local and national television, as well as gathering taped elements.

The Globe and Mail

Digital Intern: Toronto, ON; Nov/Dec. 2009

  • Focused on providing additional web content to compliment both print and online-only stories and features
  • Worked on and helped design multimedia projects incorporating photo, video, audio and interactive elements (timelines, liveblogs)
Education

University of Alberta – Edmonton, AB

Major: Psychology
Specialization: Evolutionary and behavioural psychology

University of King’s College – Halifax, NS

Major: Journalism
Specialization: Radio documentary, online journalism

Other Achievements

Downloading Decision

Radio Documentary Aired on CBC Radio’s Ideas
Original Air Date: Feb. 23, 2017
Original, hour-long radio documentary exploring the question of programming morality into artificial intelligence and the impact the technology may have on our own ethical foundations.

References
Available upon request