John McGrath

Alumni of Distinction Award Winner
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John McGrath
Award Category
Entrepreneur
Award Year
Program of Study
Broadcast Journalism
Graduation Year

Principal, McGrath Communications

John McGrath has over 30 years’ experience as a successful media and public relations expert, journalist and award-winning voice actor. 

Upon graduating from Mohawk, John spent 14 years working as a journalist for various outlets, including CHML radio Hamilton and The Canadian Press national news agency. 

He founded McGrath Communications in 1997, providing a wide range of external and internal communications services to major corporations, professional associations, health care institutions, governments, government agencies and charitable organizations. He is a sought-after media and speaker trainer, working with senior executives as well as community leaders. He won best voiceover for image work with various US TV stations. He can also be heard on several animated TV shows.