SKILLS
- a pleasant personality with immense interest in the written word, art and media.
- willingness to accept responsibility
- punctuality, organization, creativity and cooperation
- works well in teams and great at handling stressful situations
- highly self-motivated and works well with minimal direction
- works well with computer based software
- very comfortable in high-energy work environments, with an ability to multi-task

EDUCATION  

University of King’s College
Master's in Creative Non-Fiction (In progress)

Continuing Education
Ryerson University - Toronto
Certificate in Magazine and Web Publishing (Completed December 2011)
Courses completed: Copy Editing, Fact Checking, Layout Software & Design, Copywriting, Writing for Magazines and the Web, Publishing, Magazine Editing, Substantive Editing

Intensive Seminar
University of Toronto
Steve Kaplan’s Comedy Writing Intensive (Completed November 2011)

Post Secondary
Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador
B.Sc Behavioural Neuroscience (Completed August 2010)

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Transcontinental Media (November 2012 – Present)
The Northern Pen Newspaper
- Reporter/Photographer

·      Writing weekly news articles with tight deadlines

·      Editing copy and fact-checking

·      Interviewing, researching and idea contribution

·      Photography


Rive Gauche Media Inc. (March 2012 – Present)
Canadian Jeweller Magazine, Integrated Health Retailer Magazine, Viva Magazine
- Freelance Contributing Writer

·      Lengthy feature writing

·      Interviewing and researching

Rogers Publishing (May 2011 – August 2012)
Connected Magazine and Connected for Business
- Staff Writer

·      Writing copy in a timely, yet thorough, manner

·      Editing copy and fact-checking research

·      Editing and posting online copy

·      Interviewing, researching and idea contribution

Rogers Publishing (February 2011 – May 2011)
Connected Magazine and Connected for Business
- Editorial Intern

AWARDS

 Best Resources Story (June 2014)
Newspaper Atlantic Awards