Marie-Piere Belisle-Kennedy is a freelance ski and mountain lifestyle writer, based in Chelsea, Quebec. She began her multimedia career in the 90s as a French and English radio and TV reporter for Montreal-based stations while attending Concordia University and hosting events at Laurentians ski resorts. She has been writing various ski travel columns for Canadian newspapers and magazines and launched 5 Star Communications in 2002, a translation, content creating and editing agency with various tourism and international sports brands as clients. M-P is a regular contributor for a series of national publications such as Ski Canada magazine since 2006.
Other bylines include Mountain Life, SkiPresse, Colorado YogaLife, Top Ski News, SkiOnline, Sun Media, Tremblant Express, Compass and Aspen RealLife, and her blog Après-Ski Country to name a few. Keeping up with her multimedia background, she hosts a series of skier interviews and covers industry events on YouTube in both English and French. You can usually find her in the mountains, skiing Tremblant (also at Camp Fortune located across her living room). Her work has taken her on adventures to cover international alpine, freestyle and skicross events.
She is thrilled to be an active press member of NASJA, spearheading the social media committee with Megan Collins, and now joining the board to serve the organization and its members. More info www.5starcom.ca