Alex Freedman is the executive director of the Community Radio Fund of Canada. He has many years of executive management experience related to broadcast journalism, national non-profit organizations, and post-secondary education institutions. He also has more than 15 years in the broadcasting industry, following work as a journalist and senior producer at the CBC. Most recently Freedman was deputy chief of staff to the National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations in Ottawa. Previously, Freedman was chief of staff to the President of Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario. From 2005 to 2013, he worked as an investigative reporter for CBC Montreal, CBC Winnipeg and The National. He also served as senior producer for the CBC in Québec City.