Objective:

To generate interest in and understanding of knowledge through writing.

Education:

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

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

Work

Hollywood Reporter-Canadian Bureau Chief
10/1993 to present
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com


• 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
http://www.playbackonline.ca

• 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
1985
London UK

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

Skills

  • 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