Andrea GoldsteinSenior Director, Communications Rogers Media
Andrea Goldstein was appointed Senior Director, Communications for Rogers Media in 2011 and is responsible for overseeing the strategic and day-to-day operations of the company’s corporate communications and publicity. A member of the Rogers Media Senior Leadership Team, Goldstein leads all internal and external communications initiatives for the company’s diverse portfolio of assets, including Television, Radio, Publishing, Digital Media, The Shopping Channel, NHL on Rogers, Sports Entertainment, and subscription-based content services.
Goldstein is an award-winning communications executive with more than 15 years of wide-ranging experience in both media and agency settings.
Prior to joining Rogers Media, Goldstein was Director of Corporate Communications at Bell Media, where she oversaw all corporate communications campaigns, as well as crisis communications and issues management.
Goldstein’s career has involved numerous leadership roles in the sports media industry. From 2008 to 2010, Goldstein was Director of Communications for Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium, leading communications activities for the domestic coverage of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. The Consortium delivered the Top 5 most-watched events in Canadian television history, with 99 per cent of the Canadian population experiencing Vancouver 2010 through one of the Consortium’s media platforms. Goldstein began her sports media career at TSN in 2001, where she worked for seven years in various roles of increasing responsibility. She began as Communications Officer and worked her way up to Manager, and Director of Communications where she served for four years.
Goldstein’s early career included a three-year stint at PR agency Thornley Fallis Communications (1998 to 2001). Her career has come full circle – her first job in the industry was as a sports reporter at 680News (1996 to 2001), which is owned by Rogers Media.
Goldstein has received industry recognition throughout her career, including most recently three awards for the 2013 Media Relations Campaign for The Bachelor Canada on City: CPRS Award of Excellence, IABC Gold Quill Award of Merit, and IABC Silver Leaf Award of Merit.
Goldstein sits on the Communications Committee for the Television Bureau of Canada. She holds a B.A. in Journalism from Ryerson University, and an Honours B.A. in Theatre from York University.