My work


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A selection of previously published work:


Explore the royal family tree (team leader on this project)

Build your own Canadian coat of arms (team leader on this project)

Pot and politics: how the pot debate played out on Twitter during the 2015 federal election

Live: 2015 federal election announcement

Live chat: 16X9 investigates ‘wives of ISIS’

Star Dispatches: learn more about our library

RUSH: Interactive look at the band’s studio albums

Mark Cullen’s gardening secrets: an interactive look

Social media:

#2018HopesDreams new year’s eve UGC campaign 

Social Media reaction to the #FirstTimeIWasCalled project 

Global News on Snapchat: globalnews1 

Chipotle Mexican Grill amuses with bizarre tweets

Viral video: Harvard’s baseball team wants you to call them, maybe

Interconnect for pleasure or business

Virgin Festival: Don’t leave home without your cellphone!

Fostering political activism

On Journalism:

How Global News marks Remembrance Day

How Global News and Twitter Canada covered the federal election

Video lessons from ONA13

#smwknd recap: top 10 new and upcoming (J-Source)

Mentorships matter, top editors agree

Journalism school nixes spelling test


Photo gallery: Cool Reykjavik

Europe travel: Six things to do in cool Reykjavik

Going from the ski slopes to the seaside in Beirut

Wild ride on India’s Siang River

World Juniors put the spotlight on Saskatchewan

Dallas’ Reunion Tower, home to the Cool & Spicy Margarita

Drinking in Abu Dhabi’s cocktail culture 

Cocktail culture:
Happy Hour: Wild west

Happy Hour: Trelawny’s Magic

Happy Hour: Herd about this martini?

Toronto cocktail guide: Movies and mixology at TIFF

Post-secondary research:
Birth of a new tourism and its growing pains

Health and Wellness:
GTA charitable athletic events get creative

Get prepped for Caribana with island-inspired workout

Other features:

In the Las Vegas shooting, we saw the bad. But in its wake, goodness shone through 

Video: Local Legend Kathleen Byers

Local legend: Dancing, singing crossing guard Kathleen Byers delights crowds

Did the store overcharge you? No need to fume

‘Robosquirrels’ take on rattlesnakes in the wild

Want to work for Google? Here are their weirdest interview questions


Recent public speaking engagements:

On social media: 

ONA Toronto presents: Eye on 2016

Social Media and Society 2015 International Conference: “The Never-Ending Story: Snapchat Storytelling Techniques Among News Organizations”

RTDNA 2015 national conference. “Getting Your Story Out On Social Media”

ScribbleLive panel: Building a real-time savvy newsroom (with Steve Buttry)

On journalism: 

Toward 2020: New Directions in Journalism Education “The role of the developer/journalist: How are schools reacting to the growing need in newsrooms?”

In the news: 
The social workplace: do you have the social media skills desired by employers? (Quoted in Canadian Immigrant Magazine)

Is there such thing as peak bad news? (Quoted in CNW’s blog)

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