My name is Lyle Aspinall. I’m a Digital Communications Specialist with STARS Air Ambulance. Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service operates six helicopter-ambulance bases across Western Canada.
My primary role is to capture strong photo and video content that conveys the importance of STARS and its vital role within emergency health care. As a non-profit organization, STARS relies heavily on public support, and it’s my hope that I can provide a compelling glimpse at its effectiveness to ensure that support continues to grow.
Previously I was visual journalist with Postmedia Network Inc., producing photos and videos for the Calgary Sun and Calgary Herald newspapers. By extension, my work appeared in other Postmedia-owned publications across Canada.
I spent eight years working solely for the Calgary Sun before Postmedia purchased the Sun Media chain in 2015 and, a year later, merged the Herald and Sun newsrooms. The previous owner of Sun Media was Quebecor Media Inc., through which the QMI Agency operated. Under that umbrella, my work was distributed to and used by various publications around the world.
As it fits around my current staff schedule with Postmedia, I am happy to embrace freelance editorial and corporate opportunities. Past clients include the O’Brien Institute for Public Health, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, the Canadian Press, and the Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society.
If you care to know more about me, please send a message.