Media Relations Team

BCIT’s Media Relations team is here to help you tell a compelling story. We’ll work with you to come up with stories that fit your assignment and deadline, hook you up with experts, and provide great photos (and even video and B-roll if you need it).

Our People

photo - Kelly FridayKelly Friday
Media Relations Manager

A formally trained journalist with a public relations background spanning 12 years, Kelly’s passion for reputation management has led to the development and implementation of multiple media and communications strategies within the public sector. With a Master of Arts in Professional Communication, Kelly specializes in media relations, stakeholder communications, government relations, and issues management.

photo - Andrea BellamyAndrea Bellamy
Marketing and Communications Strategist

A writer, strategist, and communicator with experience in the post-secondary education, marketing, and home and garden industries, Andrea has over 15 years’ experience in professional communications. A published author, she is BCIT’s resident grammar nut.


Jocelyne LeszczynskiJocelyne Leszczynski
Media Relations Coordinator

Jocelyne brings a wealth of media relations, writing, event, and public relations experience to BCIT Media Relations and has worked with clients in a range of sectors including natural resources, entertainment, finance, healthcare and consumer goods.