Russ Froese

Russ Froese is an award-winning Television Reporter, Anchor and Documentary maker with 35 years experience in domestic and international assignments who now uses his communication and reporting skills to assist the Canadian Red Cross (CRC) fulfill its humanitarian mission.

As a Communications Delegate, he was a spokesperson and communications specialist in the disaster zone of Banda Aceh Indonesia after the 2004 earthquake and tsunami. Russ was the manager of the CRC Detention Monitoring Program for western Canada for a number of years until 2018. He also volunteers his time to help with disaster responses in Canada and to help teach International Humanitarian Law to journalism students.

Russ contracts his services as a consultant for crisis communications strategies and media training, he produces freelance videos and does voice-over work.

When not working, he volunteers on the board of the Surrey Homelessness and Housing Society, he enjoys playing in a band and spending time with his family and grandchildren.

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Whistler Independent Book Awards Shortlist will be announced on July 16. Winners announced at the Whistler Writers Festival in October 2019.


SUMMER SOCIAL for CA–MV members and guests: Wed Aug 21 from 6 to 10 pm at the Firefighters’ Public House in Burnaby.

FALL SEASON OPEN MIC: Wed Sep 11 from 7 – 9 pm. All are welcome. On-line pre-registration will be required, first come, first served. Online registration opens on August 15.

Featuring Vancouver Noir mystery writer Sam Wiebe on Wed Oct 9 and writer-editor Christina Myers on Wed Nov 13.

Our Annual General Meeting and winter social is scheduled for Mon Dec 2 at the Old Spaghetti Factory in New Westminster.


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