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EDUCATION

Graduated 2007

Bachelor's degree, Journalism

Concordia University

Starting in 2019

Master's degree, Translation

Concordia University

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2004 - present

Freelance journalist, editor and content producer

I primarily cover technology, transportation, business and news. Bylines include The Globe and Mail, Associated Press, Citylab, Vice, Motherboard, Nieman Lab, Mercedes Benz Magazine, Maclean's magazine, Financial Post, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen. I conduct interviews in English and French, but write mostly in English.

I also write and edit blog articles for a select clientele of reputable and well-known companies. 

Nov. 2017 - Oct. 2018

Future of transportation correspondent

MOTHERBOARD

I covered the future of transportation and its impact on people and cities. Click here for more of my Motherboard work

March 2015–present

Managing editor

Contently

I write, edit and produce B2B and B2C content for a handful of companies. Responsibilities include copy editing, major content editing/rewriting, fact-checking, image sourcing, client relations. Topics include customer service, artificial intelligence, personalization, personal finance, graphic design. 

Feb. 2013–Nov. 2015

Online reporter-editor

CBC News

I wrote, edited and published more than 1,000 news stories for CBC in Montreal. Coverage included Lac-Mégantic train disaster, elections (municipal, provincial, federal), Quebec far-right and identity politics, cannabis legalization, gun registry, domestic terrorism, fentanyl and more. I translated dozens of French Radio-Canada stories, including complicated legal ones, for the CBC English site.

 

LANGUAGES

• English, expert
• French, proficient
• Spanish, intermediate

EDITORIAL SKILLS

• Firm grasp of CP/AP style
• Writes very clean copy
• Extensive interviewing and researching experience
• SEO writing and content strategy

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

• Technology: AI, automation, autonomous vehicles,
   electric vehicles, sensors, biotech and other topics.

• Transportation, urban affairs and smart cities.

• Social and cultural issues, tech ethics, universal income
   and the future of work.

• Business, startups and entrepreneurship.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

• Online News Association (founder of Montreal chapter)
• Canadian Association of Journalists

AWARDS

• General excellence in business reporting, Montreal Gazette, SABEW 2015
• Digital Media Award for large-market news site, CBC Montreal, RTDNA 2015
• Breaking news (Lac-Mégantic), CBC Montreal, Online News Association 2014
• John W. Sancton award for community journalism, Concordia University
• Cynthia Gunn journalism award, Concordia University