I started writing about Nova Scotian craft beer for the Halifax Magazine blog when I filled a mat leave at Metro Guide Publishing in 2016. My editor and I both love talking about and trying new beers from local breweries, so why not offer a monthly column in the print edition? In 2017 we did. In my [...]
A project manager on the Official Tourism New Brunswick Travel Guide, I oversaw all aspects of its conception and production.
The list of qualifications to run for Halifax Regional Council is surprisingly short: complete a form including five registered voters’ signatures, prove you paid your municipal taxes, and pay a $200 fee. But once you win, what does it take to be effective? That's the question my editor asked me to answer in this cover story. I [...]
Halifax Pop Explosion is near and dear to my heart. In my 20-year relationship with this city, I've seen hundreds of shows, danced my butt off to favourite local acts, and discovered artists I love to this day. But in 2018, Pop Explosion faced an unprecedented backlash that lead to a discussion about what a music festival [...]
I love writing about craft beer and local businesses, so this was a great opportunity to combine both in one cover story. The profile looks at what drove Chris Downey to set out on his own to open Nova Scotia's smallest brewery after a nearly 20-year career at large breweries. Cover photo by Steve Smith, [...]
As project manager on the Official Tourism New Brunswick Travel Guide, I oversaw all aspects of its conception and production. Along with the creative director, I created a map of what types of content we would include (top 5, Q&A, lists, narratives) and then developed the content for each section. Some of this writing work required interviewing [...]