For several years, Yvonne Chiang worked with CanWest Media Inc. as a publicist for Global Television’s nationwide news division. At Global, she managed the publicity for Global National and anchor Kevin Newman as well as local Global News affiliates and anchors across the network. She developed and implemented proactive community outreach and publicity campaigns for various projects like Kevin Newman’s cross-country election jet tour, broadcasting live in several cities during the 2008 Federal Elections. She also played crucial roles on numerous current affairs projects such as the Global Currents documentary series and Kevin Newman’s Revealed documentaries.

She’s also been involved with entertainment projects like the Gemini Awards, Global’s Fall season Upfronts, Global’s Vancouver auditions for Rockstar, Deal or No Deal Canada, and Are You Smarter Than A Canadian Fifth Grader.

Prior to joining Canwest, Yvonne was the Director of Media Relations at Wilcox Group, one of Vancouver’s leading public relations agencies. Yvonne was instrumental in developing public relations campaigns for various clients including TELUS, Electronic Arts Canada, XM Canada/Canadian Satellite Radio, LG Electronics, TransLink, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Pfizer, Novartis and Freybe Gourmet Foods.