As the DeSmogBlog's Operations Manager, Kevin oversees the six-person team of contributors, orchestrates large-scale research campaigns, and manages the blog’s timely and thought-provoking content. Kevin is also responsible for the successful Canadian and U.S. media and blogger relations campaigns that have garnered the DeSmogBlog coverage in major media outlets.
Kevin has ten years of experience in communications with the last three spent entirely in the area of new media. Kevin is also the Director of New Media at the Vancouver Public Relations company, Hoggan & Associates and is well-known for his expertise in the areas of social media marketing, online communications, blogging, search engine optimization.
Kevin is the co-founder of a national online project called Vote For Environment (www.voteforenvironment.ca) that has been nominated for a World Summit Award, an international award in recognizing the world's best e-Content and innovative ICT applications.
Prior to DeSmogBlog, Kevin served as a communications advisor in the areas of health care, Canadian heritage and Asia-Pacific trade. Kevin’s areas of expertise also include government relations, crisis communications, event planning and media relations.
Kevin Grandia has been trained by Al Gore as part of The Climate Project, an initiative designed to educate the public about climate change.