Staff

Sarah Schmidt, Director of Communications

Sarah Schmidt is Director of Communications after serving as the founding editor of PressProgress, an Institute project launched in October 2013. 
 
Prior to this, Sarah spent a decade as a senior writer at Postmedia News (formerly Canwest News Service). Sarah also worked as a national reporter at the National Post in Toronto before settling in Ottawa in 2003.
 
Sarah earned a graduate degree in history at McGill University and an undergraduate degree at Dalhousie University. She is also a graduate of the University of Toronto, where she received a Bachelor of Education. Sarah volunteers at her children's school and is a member of the board of directors of the Somerset West Community Health Centre.