Clevers Media was launched in 2008 by Trevor Battye and Clare E Coughlan.  With a combined 30 years in the business, we have a reputation for inventing unique and innovative tactics for taking established and growing businesses further out into the world. Our clients span many sectors including arts & culture, publishing, finance, natural resources, and health & wellness.

In addition to handling advertising sales and managing marketing, Clevers Media focuses on developing new revenue streams for our clients through sponsorship programs, the establishment of mutually-beneficial relationships with like-minded organizations, online marketing strategies and the monetizing of online content, in addition to social networking technologies and the development of online communities.

Our clients include investment banks, corporations, book and magazine publishers, and various cultural and literary festivals.

Our Primary Team consists of ourselves, Milly Ferronato, Meaghan McAneeley, Trista Baldwin, Vena Campbell, and Jesmine Cham.

Clevers has been selling ads for us for 5 years now, and our advertising revenue has skyrocketed.

Andrea Warren, Operations Manager, Musicworks Magazine


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Clare E Coughlan

Clare began work in marketing for a cruise line in Toronto in 1995.  After a brief stint working as a Speech Writer and Researcher at The House of Commons in London UK, she returned to Toronto to take a job in advertising at Cossette Communication-Marketing and was promoted from Account Co-ordinator to Account Executive, and subsequently to Account Supervisor for the Saturn (General Motors) brand. read more

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Trevor Battye

Trevor is a partner at Clevers Media, a consulting firm based in Vancouver, with clients across Canada (Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, Newfoundland) and in Europe, that specializes in marketing, branding, website development, and advertising sales across various media (print, online, social media). Trevor co-founded Clevers Media with Clare E Coughlan in April 2008.  read more

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Meaghan McAneeley

Meaghan is a publishing professional who has organized, researched, written, edited and designed in print and web contexts for literary presses, academic publications, magazines and agencies including ECW Press, Geist Magazine, Adbusters Magazine, W49 Magazine, Blueprint Media, and as a Research Assistant for the UBC English Department. In her work as Marketing Assistant for Clevers Media she employs her passion read more

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Trista Baldwin

Trista returned to Canada in 2013 after spending seven years in Shanghai, China, where she worked primarily in the field of publishing and marketing communications, both print and digital. She worked with several chambers of commerce and held a position as a senior editor and freelance writer for a number of English-language magazines. read more

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Milly Ferronato

Milly is a sales and marketing pro whose professional career began after completing the BCIT Marketing and Advertising program. As a key member of the Advertising Sales Team at Clevers Media, Milly is immersed in our print and online publications as well as feature festival publications. Her portfolio includes Geist, Broken Pencil, WeCycle, the Fringe Festival, the PuSh Festival, 49th Shelf, J-Source, the Ryersonian and read more

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Jesmine Cham

Jesmine is a marketing assistant at Clevers Media. She has worked in both book and magazine publishing, including Greystone Books, Geist Magazine, and NUVO Magazine. Involved in marketing, editorial, and website development, she has prepared promotional material, written for both print and online media, and maintained digital platforms. read more

Alumni & Friends

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Jessie Johnston

Raised in Vancouver, Canada, Jessie took a decade-long detour around the world—living in seven cities in five countries on four continents—before returning home in 2008. Highlights of her time away include graduating summa cum laude from Bryn Mawr College, starting the National Geographic Society’s first blog, and spending ten months leading workshops for local journalists in all but two of Ghana’s regional capitals. read more