About

My experience will bring more power to your communications project. For more than two decades, I’ve worked as a writer and editor for leading publications and companies in Canada and Japan.

Experience:

  • Associate Business Editor, Maclean’s magazine
  • Education Editor, Maclean’s
  • Reporter, the Montreal Gazette
  • Reporter/Editor, Thomson News Service
  • Staff Editor, The Japan Times, Tokyo
  • Staff Editor, Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Tokyo
  • Editor, Franchise Canada magazine

My clients have included:

  • Fidelity Investments Canada
  • Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters
  • Retail Council of Canada
  • Ontario Public School Boards Association
  • University of Waterloo
  • University of Ontario Institute of Technology
  • Workplace Safety and Insurance Board of Ontario
  • MTS Allstream Inc. (through Wordcheck/iContent)

Awards/Memberships

  • Co-nominee for two National Magazine Awards (1997, 1999)
  • Gold Prix D’Excellence, Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education (2005, 2006)
  • Professional Member, Professional Writers Association of Canada
  • Member, Canadian Association of Journalists
  • Member, Canada Japan Society
One Response
  1. 2009 March 4

    cheers John, Mark

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