Felicia Empey

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Felicia Empey is a passionate, strategic, and pragmatic Communications Professional with a diverse career ranging from external to internal communications across many sectors, including human resources (recruitment), financial insurance, non-profits, real estate, professional associations, small businesses, public relations firms and universities. She has a Master of Communications and Information Studies from Rutgers University, a Post-Graduate Certificate in Corporate Communications from Seneca College and a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in History and English from the University of Toronto.

Outside of work, Felicia has served on the Board of IABC/Toronto for three terms, providing insights and tailored member experiences to attract and retain professionals. She is also on the Executive Board of Directors for BridgeWay Family Centre and Chair of the Strategic Planning & Fund Development Committee.

Felicia’s personal and professional ethos is to connect people to new ideas and insights to empower them to create positive change and build community cohesiveness. Essentially, “even the smallest person can change the course of the future.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

Articles by Felicia Empey

The Shakespeare In Love cast with their Oscars. Harry Weinstein's face is covered.

All is fair in PR and Oscars

A brief history of Oscar campaigning and how Hollywood tactics could work for you. If awards are a sport, then the Oscars are my Superbowl. From a very early age,……

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Less Stress Please! How To Improve Your Holiday Message/Video Creation and Execution

In my communications career, I have created a lot of holiday content for others (usually leaders). From holiday cards for clients, social media posts, videos, newsletters, and “a tree planted……

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A still from a Charlie Brown episode with Lucy sitting at her psychiatric booth with Peppermint Patty seated in front of it waiting.

The Change Communications Doctor is In

Disclaimer: Felicia Empey is not an actual doctor, and the following information provided is a resource and should not be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes. This……

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On a mustard yellow background, there are four actresses who play PR and communications people on TV.

PR on TV: They’re A Professional?

Way back in the day, before becoming a communications professional, I wanted to work at a museum. I had two summer internships at a sports museum, which was a great……

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A blond Barbie sits on the hood of her bright pink Volkswagen Beetle.

Barbie: Lessons from the Legacy Brand

First, I am a biased Barbie girl, I refuse to lay all the ills of society at her plastic feet, but I acknowledge that my experience with Barbie is mine……

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A hand holding chalk is drawing a sign post with signs pointing to jobs, career, benefits, success, employment and opportunity on a blackboard.

A Shift in Perspective: Career vs. Job

The last few years have given many people the time and space to entertain new perspectives about what matters and what doesn’t. All those times we’ve received an “URGENT” or……

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Talk with your people: The value of investing in internal communications

I was sitting through another hybrid town hall meeting where the company leadership excitedly told employees in multiple countries that their newest product was a great hit with clients. ‘What……

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