FIR Interview: David Bradfield, iStudio – April 12, 2006

In this edition of For Immediate Release podcast interviews, Neville and Shel enjoyed a 30-minute conversation with David Bradfield, Senior VP of iStudio, about his work with client ALTANA Pharma in Canada to introduce social media (award-winning podcasts and blog) to the company as an effective internal communication channel.

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About our Conversation Partner:

David Bradfield is Senior Vice President of iStudio, one of Canada’s leading internet communication firms. He manages the firm’s strategic communications practice and helps clients develop a sound approach to e-communications that enhances the business and communication value of their online initiatives.

Prior to joining iStudio in 2000, David emerged as one of Canada’s internet PR pioneers, working for firms such as NATIONAL Public Relations, GreyInteractive, Lasso Communications and Fleishman-Hillard Canada. He has consulted for clients such as Bell Canada, CIBC, GlaxoSmithKline, Hudson’s Bay Company, Kraft Foods, Magna International, Nokia, Royal Bank, Sony PlayStation and the Richard Ivey School of Business.

In 2000-2001, David was President of IABC/Toronto, the world’s largest IABC chapter. He has served as IABC’s Canada District 2 Director-at-Large for E-Communication and has sat as an IABC Research Foundation Expert Panelist specializing in intranets. He regularly speaks at industry conferences and delivers workshops on a variety of Web communication-related topics.

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(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)

Neville Hobson

Social Strategist, Communicator, Writer, and Podcaster with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. Believer in an Internet for everyone. Early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Occasional test pilot of shiny new objects. Avid tea drinker.

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  2. Tris Hussey

    Cool! David’s a great guy I worked with him years ago when iStudio redid the GSK Canada website.

    I was also involved in some earlier Altana works as well.

    Small world!

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