resume

experience

Freelance Journalist | February 2013 to Present

Freelance work has included a combination of digital media and print journalism including features in Daily Hive Toronto, The Huffington Post, Eaten Magazine, The Maritime Edit, The Overcast and more. I write a monthly column for Food Bloggers of Canada focusing on the history of Iconic Canadian Foods and I have done copywriting for Travelzoo including hotel overviews and travel advice.

 

Associate Editor & Social Media Manager, Atlantic Business MagazineFebruary 2018 to July 2019 

As Associate Editor I contribute to every issue of the magazine with features like The Long Whey Home (showcasing the business of the only cheesemaker in Newfoundland) as manage the Water Cooler and After Hours section detailing business news throughout the Atlantic provinces in addition to editing and working with freelance writers. I write “Five Things to Know about business in Atlantic Canada” for the magazine’s website every week as well as manage all social media accounts of both Atlantic Business Magazine and our sister publication Natural Resources Magazine.

 

Food and Travel Blogger. The Food Girl in Town | September 2012 to Present

Creator/editor of thefoodgirlintown.com, a site deliciously devoted to (mis)adventures in travelling to eat. From hotel and restaurant reviews to the culinary history of my favourite foods, the site details my voracious need to travel to eat. My 24-hour guides like “48 Hours of Eating: A Winter Guide to Ottawa Restaurants” have proven to be wildly successful. 

 

Assistant Producer, TravelzooSeptember 2015 to October 2016

As Assistant Producer I researched hotels from Vancouver Island to Fogo Island tirelessly. I wrote content for the site on a daily basis, liaised with clients about deals and maintained ads on the hotel section of the Travelzoo Canada website. Daily production of online content and hotel deals for a global media company. Regularly created editorial content for Travelzoo Canada blog.

 

Editorial Intern, The CoastApril to May 2015

Contributed daily online content for Shop Talk, arts, and food & life. Published several features for the weekly print publication and updated online event listings.

 

Staff Contributor, The Dalhousie Gazette October 2014 to April 2015

A regular contributor for Dalhousie University’s weekly newspaper in the arts and food sections, reporting on gallery openings as well as restaurant reviews.

education

University of King’s College

Bachelor of Journalism with Distinction: September 2014 to May 2015

University of Toronto

MA art history with a focus in ancient art and architecture:  September 2011 to June 2012

Memorial University 

BA(Hons) history, minor in french:  September 2004 to May 2010