Lesley Salvadori joined the Journalism department in 1987 as a Technical Lab Assistant.  In 1994 she was promoted to Broadcast Technical Coordinator. In 2010 her job title was changed to News Media Technical Coordinator to reflect and include online and multimedia production.  She now oversees and is responsible for Journalism News Media Production Specialists and coordination of daily technical requirements for both Graduate and Undergraduate programs.  She is responsible for technical budget and purchasing for all multimedia requirements. In addition Lesley is the System Manager for the iNEWS newsroom system.  Lesley is in the process of completing a certification in Project Management..  Lesley is also the instructor for Video Production Techniques (JRN 310).

Lesley spent many years as a freelance camera operator and editor, and worked extensively preparing proposals for cable television in Florida, England and Grand Cayman Islands.

She graduated with a degree from Ryerson’s Radio and Television Arts program

BA.A. (Radio and Television Arts), Ryerson University

Lesley is the Union Steward for the Faculty of Communication and Design and the Rogers Communication Centre.  She is also a member of CUPE.

She sits on several committees including the Rogers Communication Centre Operations Committee, Equipment Committee and Technical Committee, as well as the Ryerson School of Journalism School Council, Graduate and Undergraduate Program Committees, the News Studies Program Committee and the Curriculum Committee.

Lesley is a member of the National Association of Broadcasters and attends annual conferences in the USA.