Megan Dams is a producer, host, and artist based out of Toronto/Montréal with experience in a wide array of media fields including sound production (radio, podcasts, music, audio engineering, DJ'ing, and sound art), video production, graphic design, and the performing arts. This breadth of experience has provided Megan a unique understanding of what makes captivating content.
She holds a Bachelor's degree (B.A.) with Distinction in Communication Studies from Concordia University with a concentration in Sound Production, and a Regional Arts Program (RAP) certificate in Dramatic Arts. In 2020, she was awarded the Vincent, Olga, and Denis Nicolas Diniacopoulos Scholarship, which recognizes high academic achievement and interdisciplinary talent, and in 2022, the Award for Loyola Improvement for her novel contributions to campus life. Megan's critical academic work and creative production work have also been published in two undergraduate journals.
Since 2021, Megan has been heavily involved with Concordia's campus radio station, CJLO 1690AM, where she hosts her own music show called Purple Hour and serves as their Hip-Hop/R&B Music Director. Purple Hour has been awarded Best R&B Show in Canada by the NCRA for both years it has been on the airwaves (2021 & 2022). Guests on the show have included prominent musicians such as Chase Shakur, Haviah Mighty, Zach Zoya, Nate Husser, Eva Shaw, and KALLITECHNIS.
Additionally, Megan is a passionate mental health advocate. Her latest venture has been creating and hosting The Purple Brain Podcast, where she speaks to people living with different mental illnesses to educate the public and de-stigmatize the topic.