Rotary Club of Calgary East


Speaker Date Topic
Leah, Outbound Exchange Student to Brazil Oct 05, 2017
Conversation via Skype
District Governor's Visit Oct 12, 2017
District Governor Rick Istead Presenting
TBA Oct 19, 2017
Dan Doherty Oct 26, 2017
District 5360 Survey; Revelations for Calgary East
TBA Nov 02, 2017
TBA Nov 09, 2017
Rembrance Day
Archie McLean, Professor or Journalism - Mt. Royal Nov 16, 2017
"Fake News"

Archie Mclean

Journalism Professor

Archie McLean is an assistant professor of journalism at Mount Royal University where he teaches multimedia reporting and is a faculty advisor for the Calgary Journal.

Before coming to Calgary, Archie was the managing editor for CBC North in Yellowknife. There, he led a team of journalists covering three territories and one province, across four time zones and 10 languages on radio, TV and digital media. During his tenure, his team was nominated for a Michener Award and the Canadian Journalism Foundation digital innovation award.

Archie also worked for nearly a decade as a reporter and editor at the Edmonton Journal, writing mostly about politics and public affairs. In 2009, he spent six weeks covering Canada's war in Afghanistan for Canwest News Service.

Archie taught journalism and communications at MacEwan University in Edmonton. While serving as chair of the journalism department, he and his students launched a hyperlocal news website called West Edmonton Local.

He holds a Master of Science in journalism from Columbia University in New York and a Bachelor of Science in biology and environmental studies from the University of Victoria. His current research interests include: Indigenous language broadcasting; emerging business models for news and the intersection of politics, media and technology.

TBA Nov 23, 2017
TBA Nov 30, 2017
Stu Wilson, STARS Ambulance Dec 07, 2017
V.I.P. (Very Important Patient)
TBA Dec 14, 2017
Board of Directors Dec 21, 2017
2018/2019 Club Elections
Todd Hirsch Feb 01, 2018