About

International career in journalism and communications punctuated by long-term postings in Britain, Indonesia and Mexico.

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News and Communications

Journalist, writer, editor and communications specialist working with non-profits, international development, arts, educational, science and news organizations. 

Current:

  • World Bank

Past:

  • International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (Mexico; Toronto)
  • Center for International Forestry Research and World Agroforestry (Indonesia; Toronto)
  • Global Landscapes Forum (Bonn, Germany; Toronto)
  • Reuters (Toronto; London, UK)
  • AlertNet (former humanitarian website) Thomson Reuters Foundation (London, UK)
  • Art Museum (formerly J.M. Barnicke Gallery) in Hart House, University of Toronto
  • Maclean’s, MoneySense, Canadian Business, Chatelaine magazines + more (Toronto)
  • Edmonton Journal (Edmonton)

Art and Craft

Artist, craftsperson and cartoonist with experience working as a prop builder and jeweller in theatre, as a knitting and crochet instructor, and a contributor to arts and literary publications.

Past:

  • Stratford Festival, National Ballet of Canada, U of T Drama Center + more (Ontario)
  • Michaels Stores (Toronto)
  • Playback, Storefront Paper, Proptology: Journal for Props Professionals, Small Spiral Notebook, Lola

Academic Degrees

  • Master of Fine Arts | Creative Nonfiction | University of King’s College
  • Bachelor of Journalism | post-graduate | Toronto Metropolitan University
  • Bachelor of Arts | Cinema Studies | Innis College | University of Toronto

Volunteer

Past:

  • The Shoe Project
  • Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
  • Canadian Science Writers & Communicators
  • Daily Bread Food Bank
  • Doors Open Toronto
  • Innis College, University of Toronto
  • Election campaigns (municipal, provincial and federal)

I took the landscape photo above from the Cob in Lyme Regis, England.