APTN Vice-Chair / Board of Directors
David McLeod (Ojibway/Métis) is the General Manager of Native Communications Incorporated (NCI), which operates a provincial radio network via 57 transmitters. David’s broadcast training includes a two-year broadcast program at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technologies in Calgary, AB. He also studied television production at Ryerson Polytechnical Institute in Toronto, ON.
David has written and directed three series of children’s programs for NCI which appeared on CBC Manitoba North. He also hosted both radio and television talk format programs, and has worked as a television reporter covering stories throughout northern Manitoba for several years.
In 2002, David received an Indigenous Music Award for his contributions in promoting Indigenous music. He is a member of the Winnipeg Indigenous Writers Collective and also sits on the Board at Manitoba Audio Recording Industry Association (MARIA).