I've been a professional writer (print, online and electronic - radio) for the past +30-years. Written two small history books and just about to publish my first fictional work.
600 King Street Woodstock, Ontario
(519) 539-4854 (home office) (519) 535-0951(cell)
Media and communications positions.
• Experienced in writing features, news stories, advertorial copy, biographies, editorial/op ed articles, press releases and research reports.
• Photography including news, private functions, political receptions, brochures and sports.
• Copy editing, transcription of interviews and proof reading
• Freelance teaching experience in communications courses.
Editor/Writer/Photographer Here in Ingersoll 2010/13
Film writer/critic PressPlus1 (online) 2013
Theatre reviewer The Beat Present
Business Writer Globe and Mail Present
Author Alternative historical fiction Present
Writer Impowerage website 2010
Writer/Photographer The Rural Voice Present
Writer/Researcher Galbraith Communications Present
Writer/Researcher Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada 2010
Writer/Photographer For Seniors Only 2009
Writer/Photographer What Travel Writers Say 2008/09
Writer/broadcaster OFA podcasts Present
Writer Better Farming (website) 2006/13
Writer London Free Press 2000-Present
Freelance editorial, advertorial and business
Feature writer FMC (New Farmer website) 2005-2012
Feature writer Transcontinental Media (Newfoundland 1990-2012
Columnist, Theatre Sentinel-Review, Ingersoll Times To 2009
Theatre Critic London Now (website) To 2010
Editor Canadian film industry book 2010/11
Editor Zorra Township history book Present
Council member College of Optometrists of Ontario 2009-12
Researcher/writer Oxford Media Group, Woodstock, Ontario 2002-2007
Agriculture, energy efficiency, housing, 2010-2013
Author Execulink, Woodstock, Ontario 2003-2004 Researched/wrote 100th anniversary book.
Reporter/editor The Sentinel-Review, Woodstock, Ontario 1990-2000
Business, agricultural and labour reporting.
Lifestyle and replacement desk editor.
Editor The Ingersoll Times, Ingersoll, Ontario 1996-1998
Oversaw editorial process.
Author Canadian Auto Workers, Local 636 1994-1995
Researched/wrote 50th anniversary book.
Editor Tillsonburg News, Tillsonburg, Ontario 1988-1990
Editor The Sunday Express, St. John’s, Nfld. 1986-1988
Film/Music Reviewer The Hamilton Spectator 1976-1979
• Calendar for the Ingersoll Firefighters in 1998.
• Brochure for Zorra Township in Ingersoll, 1998.
• Wedding photography from 1998-2004.
AWARDS AND EDUCATION
• Recipient of the Bill Brennan Award presented to the best photographer with an Eastern Canadian Community Newspaper.
• Honours BA in English/History from McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.
WRITING SAMPLES AND REFERENCES
AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST