Marisa Thomas
Global Communications Specialist

Marisa Thomas is Clarity’s Global Communications Specialist based in North America. In 2012, Marisa joined Clarity and launched our APAC office in Singapore. She served as the APAC Bureau Chief for six years and has worked with clients in China, India, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Europe and North America. Marisa has worked on issues related to the refugee crisis in Myanmar, the rise of the sharing economy, cyber security and data privacy, the spread of fake news, communicating federal budgets and annual reports, diversity and inclusion initiatives and global advertising pitches. She works with executives in tech, finance, law, business, beauty, academia and government officials. As an award-winning journalist from Canada’s top-ranked nightly newscast, Marisa presented over 2,800 news stories and understands how to convey complex data and information in a concise, approachable and engaging way. She has interviewed Canadian Prime Ministers as well as many of Canada’s most influential business leaders, celebrities and professional athletes. As a news correspondent, she has covered landmark legal cases, the Olympic games, natural disasters and criminal gang wars. She has interviewed the Dalai Lama and former Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Marisa’s goal is to make sure our clients look and feel more comfortable communicating, either to a journalist or in front of colleagues or clients. This mean helping people see how they project their image and messages – teaching them simple ways to communicate what they want to say in a way the audience finds engaging. Marisa makes sure clients are well prepared for their big opportunity, whether it’s a media appearance, boardroom presentation, pitch or speech.


Marisa's Reviews

A lesson in confidence
Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to take part in this training session. I found it to be a...
- Lindsay Macadam
Clarity Media Group
Clarity's media trainers are some of the best in the business. I've had the pleasure of working with...
- Natalie Miyake , Sequoia Capital
Marisa is a world class instructor
Marisa is a world class instructor. Highly recommend
- Soo Choi
An Invaluable Experience
The speaker training helped me realize the value of being customer centric in the story telling proc...
- LJ Erwin
Ops PR Team
We had a great experience with our 2 groups. One worked with Marisa and the other worked with Bill....
- Lauren
No need to look any further - Clari...
Without question - unparalleled media training. Marisa has trained our speaker bench and the chang...
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