Debbie Ryan, is an award winning communications professional who began her career in AM radio as a morning show co-host, before deciding to become the first female on air announcer on an FM Rock station in Atlantic Canada.
Her love for music extended beyond radio into writing hosting and co-producing a country video show for television, and eventually becoming an independent consultant/production manager for major concerts across the province. A love she shares with her husband, Stephen.
For the past 22 years she has shared her experiences in media, public relations and event management with CNIB, a community based charity providing programs and services to blind and partially sighted Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. (9 years as a volunteer and the past 13 years as an employee in Vision Health Promotion and Communications).
Her current volunteer role is as President of the International Association of Business Communicators Newfoundland and Labrador, and as a member of the IABC Canada East Region Board.
Debbie enjoys working with a team of dedicated communications professionals who are setting global standards for communications locally and internationally.