Karie Dufour has more than 15 years of professional writing, communications and training experience and leads content development and instructional design services at Addiev. Karie spent 8 years developing certified communication courses and training public affairs students from Canada and abroad.
Karie started as a community news journalist, progressed into corporate communications and training, and eventually into managing the Canadian Army’s web and social media enterprise. She has produced a massive amount of published copy ranging from tweets for the military to articles on mental health education, to e-learning modules on cannabis.
Her passion, creativity, plain language approach, efficiency, attention to detail, and ability to bring just the right tone have made Karie a critical resource for organizations looking to produce training material that resonates with learners.
Karie holds a Bachelor of Journalism with specializations in online publishing and public relations. She is also certified in Advanced Instructional Techniques and Course Analysis, Design and Evaluation, and TEFL, Level 3. Karie employs a variety of authorware and multimedia development tools and has experience across a range of learning management systems.