Meet  Our  Strategic  Partners

You can tell a lot about someone by the company they keep. Our strategic partners are industry leaders that we regularly tap for expertise, insight and connections. These relationships are strong and seamless and give us a depth of knowledge that benefits everyone.


Studio 141 Inc. is a boutique graphic design and art direction firm that prides itself on contemporary and functional work across a range of mediums. Studio 141 has a curated team of creative and technical specialists who work seamlessly with us on projects big and small. The creative team develops video, brand-appropriate social content, infographics, websites and more to fit our client’s budgets and meet their business objectives.


Quebec is a distinct region that is best serviced by in-market professionals and for more than a decade Media Profile’s clients have benefited from our partnership with Zone Franche. Together we seamlessly work to launch products and flawlessly execute media relations campaigns. The Zone Franche team brings strong traditional and social media skills to their accounts and has deep connections with media and influencers. They get results, provide invaluable insight and strategy, and have a tremendous reputation with francophone media.


Our Vancouver partner Story PR brings regional insight and engagement like no other. Story PR is a boutique public relations agency passionate about working with high-profile international brands, fostering the growth of small businesses, and finding new storylines to drive buzz and bolster sales. Story PR is an integrated part of many of our national campaigns and they share Media Profile’s entrepreneurial spirit and approach to accountability.


CROP is one of the leading consumer insight, marketing research, polling, and consulting firms in Canada. CROP has been tracking trends in consumers’ and citizens’ needs, expectations and attitudes for 50 years and they leverage their data to offer unique creative solutions to communication challenges. CROP’s tools help us generate more poignant narratives and stories with deep relevance for our clients.

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Patrick Gossage founded Media Profile in 1985 and remains Chair of the company. His vision of a place where “people want to come to work every day” continues to drive our culture. Patrick draws on more than 40 years of experience in broadcasting, politics and communications. He served as press secretary to Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau and as the Minister of Public Affairs at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, DC. Semi-retired, Patrick is a regular political panelist for television and radio and is the author of two books and countless articles.

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Through his 30-year career in Canadian media and broadcasting and his present work as advisor for Canadian technology startups, Kevin Shea understands our current media environment and what the future holds. This unique perspective is invaluable for Media Profile and our clients.