Judy Piercey, Board Member
Judy is a former journalist and retired Managing Director of CBC Edmonton who is now a partner in Pen and Lens Communications. Judy has had a lifelong interest in human rights and spent most of her career writing stories about marginalized Canadians. As a reporter, Judy specialized in stories about Indigenous issues, natural resources and conflict over land use. Her interest in Indigenous people took her to CBC north, where she reported on-air and produced stories from around the Northwest Territories.
Judy’s experience as an executive producer brought her to Edmonton, where she ran Edmonton AM, the newsroom and eventually the station. As managing director of CBC Edmonton and Northern Alberta, Judy was CBC’s senior manager for Radio, TV and digital. She represented the public broadcaster to government, business and community leaders.
A talented community leader in her own right, Judy pulled together diverse groups to engage CBC in crucial public policy discussions.