Alan Conter

Part-time Faculty, Journalism



Alan Conter is an independent media consultant, writer, director/producer and critic. He has taught journalism ethics & law since 2001 and has also taught advanced video journalism and introduction to broadcast. A former executive-producer for CBC Radio, he co-created the seminal program Brave New Waves and has written and produced over 15 hour-long radio documentaries for the CBC'S Ideas and Radio-Canada's Des Idées plein la tête (La Chaîne culturelle). He is also a producer/director on the LGBT Purge Fund Oral History, working with SandBay Entertainment and Know History. Evolving notions of freedom of expression in Canada are a central concern and he's currently working on a book on the topic.


Teaching activities

Courses taught (2000 - 2021)

Law and Ethics in Journalism (undergraduate)
Journalism Ethics and the Law (graduate)
Advanced Video Journalism (graduate)
Introduction to Broadcast (graduate)
Introduction to Radio (undergraduate)

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