Andrew MacLeod

Andrew MacLeod
Photo by Mary-Anne McNeney

Legislative Bureau Chief
TheTyee.ca

Topic:
The Future of Media

Biography:
Andrew MacLeod is the legislative bureau chief for TheTyee.ca website.

Founded in 2003, the Tyee is dedicated to publishing lively, informative news and views from around British Columbia. One of the site’s strengths is an active community of commenters who post their responses to Tyee stories. Recent recognition of the Tyee includes an Edward R. Murrow award for excellence in North American electronic journalism and an Excellence in Journalism award from the Canadian Journalism Foundation.

Before joining The Tyee, Andrew worked for Victoria’s alternative weekly Monday Magazine. His work has been referred to in the B.C. legislature, Canadian House of Commons and senate. He won a 2006 Association of Alternative Newsweeklies award for news writing and was a finalist for a 2007 Western Magazine Award for best article in B.C. and the Yukon.

Andrew lives with his family in Victoria and is learning to play the Scottish small pipes.

Website:
TheTyee.ca