Cassidy Olivier

BA (UBC), MJ (University Wollongong, Australia)
Cassidy Olivier
Surrey Office: Cedar 1055B

Limited Term: Spring 2024

Cassidy Olivier served as the city editor for the Vancouver Sun and Province newsroom from 2016 until 2021, playing a leading role in assigning and developing stories and coordinating news flow for print and online editions. Before moving to the desk, he was a reporter with a particular focus on provincial politics, investigations and feature writing. In 2012, he wrote a series of stories on a chain of for-profit schools, which culminated in the resignation of a cabinet minister. He has also worked at community newspapers where he covered everything from crime, courts, municipal affairs and BCHL hockey. He currently works in health communications.

Areas of Interest

Journalism ethics and practice, democracy, political reporting, media relations, reconciliation, diversity in the media, climate change, public health, issues management, the future of journalism.