Journalist and Creative Curator
Rae Ann Fera is an experienced journalist and creative curator. She is currently a writer for Fast Company’s Co.Create, covering the convergence of media, marketing, entertainment and technology.
Prior, Rae Ann was the editor of Boards magazine, the premier trade publication for the commercial production and creative advertising industry. She was also the programmer and on-stage host for Packaged Goods, a regular screening series featuring excellence in advertising, music video and short filmmaking at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, and served as contributing editor for Brief Magazine, the International Journal of Media Marketing, Promotion and Design, published quarterly by PromaxBDA.
Beyond writing and editorial ventures, Rae Ann has produced events for Boulder Digital Works through the University of Colorado, has served as a creative consultant for various advertising industry clients, has been a sessional instructor for OCAD U's Masters in Design (Advertising) program and thesis advisor for OCAD U’s undergraduate program, and has been invited to speak and moderate panels by organizations such as TIFF, Institute of Communications Agencies (ICA), PromaxBDA, York University and the Canadian British Consulate on topics of creativity, innovation and industry trends.
Speaking at: The Artist and the Brand: How Creator-Powered Content is Shaping Brand Evolution