Freelance writer since 1979
- Recent projects include HR magazine features, writing website copy, newsletters, substantive editing of book content.
- Also a creative writer - poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction
- Past experience includes:
-- daily newspaper reporter
-- five years as weekly columnist in the Manitoba Co-operator, 1983-1988
-- internal communications staff for crown corporation (auto insurance), development companies, credit union, utility company, health authority
--- multiple freelance projects including magazine and newspaper articles, brochures, advertorials, web copy, brochures, annual reports, etc.
- Professional member, PWAC
- Internationally Accredited Business Communicator (International Association of Business Communicators)
- winner of numerous writing awards from: Winnipeg Free Press, Manitoba Community Newspapers Association, Manitoba Farm Writers & Broadcasters, Canadian Authors Association, Canadian Church Press
- IABC awards at provincial, national and international levels for writing, communication planning, newsletters, logo design
- winner of 1987 Air Canada Award for Promising Canadian Writer Under the Age of 30