Professional Backstory

As a freelancer writer I draw on my essential career experiences. Along the way I enjoyed a front-row view of the nation’s top stories, executed savvy media materials and garnered national media exposure for clients.

Trinity College School
Communications Projects Co-ordinator
During this contract position I served as editor and contributing writer to the School’s alumni magazine and annual report. I participated in a re-organization of the School’s website and secured high-profile media coverage.

BenchMark Porter Novelli
Public Relations Consultant
I executed public relations strategies and tactics for clients in a variety of sectors including consumer technology, consumer packaged goods and health care. I garnered coverage from media outlets such as CTV News, Canada AM, Globe and Mail, New York Times, PC World, Toronto Star and CP24. I also wrote a variety of media materials for several recognizable clients.

CTV Television Network
Print and Visual Researcher
As a researcher for CTV National News, I learned the inner workings of a newsroom and witnessed global events as they were unfolding. This role required the ability to communicate effectively, use editorial judgement and demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of current events. I acquired very strong research skills in a deadline-oriented environment.

Education
Ryerson University
Bachelor of Applied Arts (B.A.A), Radio and Television