Laurence Butet-Roch
Editor, Rough Draft

After falling in love with journalism through “Scoop”, a sitcom set inside a Montreal newsroom, Laurence Butet-Roch completed a B.A. in International Relations at UBC, studied photography at SPAO and recently graduated from the Master of Digital Media at Ryerson.

A photographer, photo editor and writer, she contributes to Polka Magazine, The New York Times Lens Blog, TIME Lightbox, The British Journal of Photography, and others. She’s a member of the Boreal Collective and is currently working on Virtual Aamjiwnaang, an interactive storytelling platform befitting of Indigenous practices. To see more of her work please visit

She is currently the Editor of Rough Draft a publication of the Transmedia Zone.