Chad Brealey


Chad Brealey is a Canadian producer, writer, conservationist, and outdoorsman. His current work, the series “Salt, Fresh & Field,” shares a new perspective on wilderness and the personalities that exist on the border between how food gets to the table and the way we eat. The series presents an emotional, vivid, and cinematic treatment of food and culture in western Canada. It is available online and on-demand through Telus Optik TV.

Brealey holds a master’s degree in publishing from Simon Fraser University and was the first saltwater fly fishing guide in the Great Bear Rainforest. He co-founded the Haig-Brown Institute and served as the communications director of the Pacific Salmon Foundation. Born and raised on the West Coast, Brealey currently lives an hour from the Rockies in Calgary with his wife, two children, and their black lab named Drake.

He is currently at work on a companion book to the “Salt, Fresh & Field” series with his business partner, Mary Kellough.