Below is a selection of my work — my writing, my editing — organized by topic area. The breadth and scope of my work is diverse so I hope this will help you better understand my skills and experiences, and introduce you to some of the people I’ve met along the way.

FIPP + Magazines

My features are shared on FIPP.com, FIPP’s weekly newsletter FIPPWorld, and on the Digital Innovators Summit website. Since 2016, I have been working with FIPP – the network for global media, as its Americas Correspondent. I cover North, South and Central American magazine media companies. Areas I write about include business models, monetisation, revenue, strategies, content, audience engagement, innovation and transformation, and developing storytelling and tech trends. My role is to share knowledge, guidance and best practices, and provide information and intelligence to help FIPP’s audience improve their work and businesses.

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Magazine editor

Okotoks Living is a lifestyle magazine I helmed as editor from 2012 to 2014. I provided editorial leadership and direction, and spearheaded the launch of its social media strategy, which resulted in audience growth and engagement. The magazine won second place for “Best Cover” at the Alberta Magazine Publishers Awards for its second issue. Prior to this leading role, I was the assistant editor from 2009 to 2012.

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News

I started my career in news: I interned and freelanced at The Halifax Daily News. In addition to coverage of press briefings, a court case, and events happening in HRM, I wrote a front page story about a Norwalk virus outbreak at the QEII Health Sciences Centre and a profile of a Halifax Explosion survivor.

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