ONC Staff Profile

Katie Shoemaker

Digital Media Specialist, Communications

As the Digital Media Specialist, Katie Shoemaker is responsible for managing, editing, and distributing ONC’s extensive digital media assets. Katie manages the iBase digital asset management system, ONC’s Sights & Sounds, online digital media platforms, and supports marketing & social media campaigns.

After earning a dual BA in Art History and Studio Arts (Photography) from University of Guelph, Katie earned a Master of Arts in Photo Preservation & Collections Management at Ryerson University. For her graduate thesis project, she developed a subject index and access plan for a large-scale digital image collection. In 2015, she completed a post-graduate certificate in Records & Information Management from Mohawk College. Prior to joining ONC’s communications team in May 2015, Katie spent six years working in digital media, archives, and communications roles for the heritage and culture sector in Toronto, ON.



Contact A Staff Member

Staff Listing

Corporate Operations

User Services

Observatory Operations

Finance & Administration

Software Engineering



Innovation Centre

Science Services