Graduated 2007

Bachelor's degree, Journalism

Concordia University

Graduated 2022

Master's degree, Journalism

Carleton University


2023 - present


My first book, BLEED: Destroying Myths and Misogyny in Endometriosis Care (ECW Press, 2023), is a bestselling non-fiction book on endometriosis, medical gaslighting and discrimination. I am currently preparing book proposals for several new books.

2022 - present

Contract instructor

Carleton University

I teach undergraduate courses in the journalism and communication department at Carleton University in Ottawa. In fall 2022, I taught Digital Journalism Toolkit, a second-year course introducing students to WordPress, Photoshop, Audition, data viz and other digital platforms.

2004 - present

Freelance journalist and editor

I love writing about cities, transportation, urbanism, technology and business. But I'm also a jack of all trades and love wrapping my mind around new and interesting ideas. Bylines include The Guardian, Fortune Magazine, The Atlantic, The Globe and Mail, Associated Press, CityLab, City Monitor, Vice, Motherboard, Nieman Lab, Mercedes Benz Magazine, Maclean's, Financial Post, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen and others.

2015 - present

Freelance copywriter and content producer

I write and edit web copy, ebooks, white papers, brochures, B2B blog articles, infographics and more for a select clientele composed of well-known companies. Please note: Most of this work is not bylined. Contact me privately for work samples. 

March 2015–present

Managing editor


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 and content strategy. Topics include customer service, artificial intelligence, personalization, personal finance, graphic design, etc. 

2018 - 2020

Stringer and fill-in Canada bureau chief

The Associated Press

I replaced AP's Canada bureau chief when he went on vacation. Work was primarily centered on covering breaking and developing news. I also worked as a freelance AP stringer in Ottawa and Montreal.

Nov. 2017 - Oct. 2018

Future of transportation correspondent


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

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.



• English, expert
• French, fluent
• Spanish, intermediate


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


• Familiar with many CMS programs...
• ... And even more databases
• Avid Video Composer, iMovie, Dalet, iNews, Adobe Audition, InDesign, Illustrator, Express
• Microsoft Office, Google Docs, other word processors
• MailChimp, Substack, Canva
• I'm highly adaptable and love learning new stuff!


• Endometriosis, women's health, intersectionality, disability, medical discrimination, medical gaslighting and patient experience.

• Public transportation, autonomous vehicles, alternative fuel, urban affairs, civic life, smart cities, equity, population trends.

• Artificial intelligence, automation, electric vehicles, sensors, networks, biotech and other topics.

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

• News: Daily news, breaking news.


• 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
• John Bird Memorial Scholarship, Carleton University
• Robert and Alyce Martin Scholarship, Carleton University
• Departmental scholarship, Carleton University
• Ontario Arts Council grant, 2020–2021