Chilliwack campus at CEP, A3403
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Dave Pinton is the Director of Communications at the University of the Fraser Valley, leading the team responsible for media relations, events, internal and external communication, and issues management.
Pinton brings a results-oriented approach with 15 years of broadcast media, public relations, and media relations experience. He also has expertise in crisis and emergency communications, having faced situations such as measles cases, building evacuations, and a computer network security breach.
Prior to UFV, Pinton worked at the British Columbia Institute of Technology, where he held several management positions within Media Relations and Marketing and Communications. During his six years there, media mentions doubled and he garnered high profile media coverage for campaigns including BCIT’s 50th anniversary celebration.
Trained as a television journalist, Pinton reported news and sports with CTV in Vancouver and City TV in Toronto and Vancouver. Pinton has taught public relations and journalism at BCIT and at Kwantlen, winning a teaching excellence award while at BCIT.