Lara Killian

Information Manager in Nova Scotia, Canada

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BY DAY

I'm an info manager at the Nova Scotia Health Authority with a focus on patient education and engagement. Previously I managed research & communications at the Nova Scotia Cochrane Resource Centre (NSCRC). I have an extensive background in project management, research synthesis, engaging with online communities, & writing. I've coordinated research for & co-authored two Cochrane Collaboration systematic reviews/protocols.

BY NIGHT

I produce and co-host 15secTech, a video microseries about tech, digital marketing, reviews & more with weekday episodes on Instagram and weekly wrap-ups on YouTube. 15secTech is the evolution of commandN.tv, a video podcast from KonnektNow.com about trends in tech, gadgets, & social media.

I've been writing and editing for PopMatters.com since 2006, & was Editorial Co-Chair of the Dalhousie Journal of Interdisciplinary Management (DJIM) during my MLIS graduate studies at Dalhousie University. I was Communications Director for Nocturne: Art at Night (2012-2014) & supported TEDxHalifax (2010 & 2011 events) as a communications specialist. I also serve on the Executive Committee of the Halifax Library Association (HLA: 2014-2016; 2011-2013).

IN MY SPARE TIME

When I'm not podcasting or checking my Twitter feed, you can find me knitting or on Ravelry, the social network for fiber enthusiasts. Avatar by Joel Duggan at StarcrossedOnline.com.