Leanne Allen has been a media entrepreneur for 15 years. After earning her BA in English and Photography, she traveled the world with her camera taking photos and writing stories about her two year adventure across India, the UK, South Africa, Italy, Greece, Israel, and Mexico.
Leanne Allen has worked as a producer, director and writer of media for the last 15 years, and seen it change in that time from news to op/ed, to online. She created her own alternative print magazine and associated website, Off-Centre Omnimedia Inc., which she sold to one of the largest media companies in North America seven years later. She is a professional photographer/camerawoman and has produced, hosted and directed both television and radio programs including one of CBC’s first ever cross-platform pilot for radio and online.
A mother of two young children and owner of an online magazine, she has a natural ability to connect with individuals from all walks of life and has a passion for the mix of art and business. Leanne is a consummate professional and an outstanding presenter, experienced in emceeing fundraisers, award ceremonies and a variety of other events.