Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario


RNAO announces appointment of new Director of Communications


TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2006 – The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) is delighted to announce the appointment of Marion Zych as its new director of communications.

Ms. Zych comes to RNAO with 17 years of experience in print and broadcast journalism, most recently as a producer with the Toronto edition of CBC’s Canada Now. Throughout her career, she has also served in a number of positions at CBC television and radio, and produced a 10-part documentary series on the Aboriginal Peoples of Saskatchewan that won a 1990 B’nai Brith Human Rights Media Award. Prior to joining the CBC, Ms. Zych was a reporter for CKOC News in Hamilton and the London Free Press.

“Marion will be an incredible asset to RNAO,” says RNAO executive director Doris Grinspun. “Her vast knowledge of media will help us continue to speak out for nursing and health care in an effective and relevant way.”

Ms. Zych holds a journalism degree from Ryerson University, as well as a BA in political science from the University of Western Ontario. She can be reached at 416-408-5605 or 1-800-268-7199 ext. 209.

The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) is the professional association representing registered nurses wherever they practise in Ontario. Since 1925, RNAO has lobbied for healthy public policy, promoted excellence in nursing practice, increased nurses’ contribution to shaping the health-care system, and influenced decisions that affect nurses and the public they serve.


For more information, please contact:
Marion Zych, Director of Communications, RNAO
Phone: 416-408-5605
Toll free: 1-800-268-7199 ext.209
Cell: 647-406-5605