Karen Mazurkewich

MaRS Discovery District
Lead Executive, Communications & Marketing

Karen Mazurkewich is a lead executive in communications and marketing at MaRS Discovery District. In addition to co-founding her own start-up, she spent a decade as a senior journalist for the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Post in Toronto where she covered financial services, business innovation and technology.

She has authored reports on innovation for the Canadian International Council and the University of Waterloo and programmed multiple digital media events for the Ontario Development Corporation, Interactive Ontario, and Brunico Communications, and is a former senior communications officer for the National Film Board of Canada.

Session Information


As a non-profit with limited resources, you want to make your content count. During this talk, you’ll learn creative approaches to repackage your content across multiple platforms.

MaRS is a not-for-profit that supports over 1,000 startups. MaRS produces content for traditional news platforms to help tell our startups stories, which in turn is adapted and cross-promoted on its own digital channels as well as partner websites.

During this talk Karen Mazurkewich, MaRS lead executive, communications and marketing, will share the integrated digital approach of a typical in-house feature story as it travels from a Globe and Mail insert to MaRS Medium magazine, branded video, social media and beyond.

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Stephen Thomas is a member of the CFRE Approved Provider program and attendees of the 2017 Digital Leap Conference can earn points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or re-certification.