///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// DOCUMENTARY + BROADCAST

May 2012 – present
Paper Tiger TV — New York, New York
Media maker, content curator
• Select shows for broadcast
• Weekly producing and social media outreach
• Supporting forthcoming documentary Rerouting the Motor City

2009 – 2010
On Corporate Graffiti — Vancouver & New York
Independent filmmaker
• Produced, shot and edited 12-minute doc about illegal advertising in NYC
• Shadowed street artists during massive billboard takeover
• Upcoming screening at the Warsaw Museum of Modern Art in Poland October 2012

2009 – 2010
The Globe and Mail — Vancouver & Bangkok
Student producer
• Investigated environmental, social and health impacts of Thailand’s shrimp industry
• Specialized in multimedia producing, shooting and editing
• Published five-part web doc Cheap Shrimp, Hidden Costs

February – September 2010
Broadband Network Three (BBN3) — Vancouver, Canada
Video journalist
• Assembled three-minute video news packages for clients like CHEK TV
//////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// WRITING + RESEARCH

January – May 2012
OpenFile Vancouver — Vancouver, Canada
Contributing editor
• Filed weekly hyper-local stories on a speedy deadline

2010 – 2012
Discorder Magazine, that magazine from CiTR 101.9fm — Vancouver, Canada
Associate editor
• Curated album review section
• Copy-edited mag for spelling, tone and content
• Reported on up-and-coming artists both in Canada and abroad

2008 – 2012
Megaphone Magazine, Vancouver’s Street Paper — Vancouver, Canada
Associate editor
• Published arts and news features that explore issues of poverty and social injustice
• Participated in bi-weekly production schedule, weekly volunteer office hours

January – July 2011
The Daily Times — Blantyre, Malawi
Journalists for Human Rights (jhr) media trainer
• Produced investigative stories exploring human rights and governance issues for Malawian daily newspaper
• Copy-edited pages and conducted journalism workshops
• Posted video and podcast entries to the Toronto Star‘s Africa Without Maps blog

April – August 2009
Adbusters Magazine — Vancouver, Canada
Editorial intern
• Wrote stories, blog posts, tactical briefings and image captions for magazine and website
• Edited content for structure, tone, spelling and grammar

May 2007 – May 2008
The Gazette, daily student newspaper at The University of Western Ontario — London, Canada
Full-time news editor
• Researched, wrote and edited articles for daily news section
• Trained, managed and recruited volunteer writers

Freelance work has also appeared in: Maclean’s Magazine, the Globe and Mail, the Vancouver Sun, ION, the Block Magazine and the Tyee.
//////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// EDUCATION

2008 – 2010
The University of British Columbia—Vancouver, BC 
Journalism, MJ
• Online video thesis project “On Corporate Graffiti”
• Courses included: Feature Writing, Advanced Television, International Reporting

2004 – 2008
The University of Western Ontario—London, ON
Media, information and technoculture (MIT), BA 
• Political Science Minor
• Writing Certificate
///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// AWARDS + SCHOLARSHIPS

• Nominated for the Online News Association Awards and Canadian Online Publishing Awards in the category of Online Video Journalism for the five-part web documentary Cheap Shrimp, Hidden Costs (2011)

• Awarded MITACS Accelerate grant $10,000 (2010)

• Recieved Gwyn and Aileen Gunn Bursary in Journalism (2009)

• Awarded Gazette Section of the Year (2008)
Photo by Sarah Berman, taken November 18, 2012.

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