To generate interest in and understanding of knowledge through writing.


George Brown College 2010
Technical Writing Certificate.
The City University 1986
Masters, Journalism

University of British Columbia 1985
Bachelors of Arts, History (Honors)


Hollywood Reporter-Canadian Bureau Chief
10/1993 to present

• Research and write Canadian film and television stories for Los
Angeles-based daily newspaper and websites
• Manage correspondents in Ottawa, Montreal and Vancouver

Playback / Contributing Writer
4/1997 to present

• Research and write film and television stories for Canadian
entertainment industry trade newspaper

Financial Times of Canada / Staff Writer
9/1991 to February 1992 Toronto

• Researched and wrote financial investment stories on
Canadian corporate sector

Chartered Surveyor Weekly / Senior Features Writer
1/1991 to 7/1991
London UK

• Researched and wrote commercial and retail property
market stories for British trade magazine

Financial Weekly, Senior Writer
4/1986 to 9/1990
London UK

• Researched and wrote news and feature stories on London
and global financial markets

Globe and Mail Newspaper / Journalist Internship
London UK

• Interned while attending the City University School of
Journalism with John Fraser, then London correspondent
for the Globe and Mail


  • Research and Writing: articles, reports, web pages,
    essays for varied audiences and media
  • Software Proficiencies: Microsoft Office, particularly Word
    and Excel. MAC environment
  • Knowing what to say and how to say it in proposal writing,
    editing and review

Quill and keayboard