OTTAWA, ON: Nicole Mickelow is the newly named Content Director for Skate Canada. The native of Edmonton, Alta. is excited to bring her wide-ranging experience in digital media, video production and live streaming to lead a new department for the organization.
A graduate of the Radio and Television Arts program at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, she is a two-time Gemini Award nominated producer. Nicole joins Skate Canada from the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) where she was Director, Content Management for the past three years. Prior to TIFF, Nicole spent eight years with Astral Television Networks working on brands such as HBO Canada, Teletoon, Playhouse Disney and Family Channel.
Skate Canada’s content department will focus on telling the stories that inspire all Canadians to embrace the joy of skating, from frozen ponds to the Olympic podium. Particular emphasis will be placed on Canada’s premiere learn-to-skate program CanSkate, and how it prepares Canadians to participate in all skating sports, as well as providing the fundamentals of skating for fun as a family activity.
Mickelow learned to skate as a child growing up in Alberta. She is also an avid runner, having completed many half and full marathons, and is very involved in the Toronto running community. She will be based in Skate Canada’s Toronto office.