Real estate is consistently featured as a headline in our daily media - online, print, TV and social media. We see the need to facilitate a discussion on how the stories are crafted and what drives our headlines.
How can we facilitate a more balanced conversation about the housing pressures we face today?
Join Anne McMullin, President and CEO of the Urban Development Institute as she moderates a panel of distinguished professionals, key players in our local real estate media.
This panel discussion will provide an industry opportunity to get behind the scenes, discuss how the local narrative is crafted and examine opportunities for more proactive collaboration with the media.
- Bob Ransford, Vice President, Acquisitions and Investments - Century Group
Bob Ransford has been a journalist most of his adult life, including writing a regular bi-weekly column in the Vancouver Sun daily newspaper on housing and urban development issues for over 14 years.
Bob is also an experienced developer, urban designer, consultant, and political advisor.
- Frances Bula, Urban Issues Writer
Frances Bula is an award winning journalist specializing in urban issues and city politics in the Vancouver region, which she has covered the last two decades.
Renu Bakshi has 21 years as a print and TV journalist, including 13 years as a senior reporter and anchor at CTV News. Renu is a recognized leader in strategic communications in Western Canada.
Frances is a frequent contributor to the Globe & Mail’s B.C. section and Report on Business.
She executes high-level strategies, news events and crisis management plans for some of the most notable executives and real estate developers in Vancouver.