I'm a Toronto-based freelance fashion, beauty and lifestyle writer with seven years experience in the biz. Previous gigs include Style editor at HuffPost Canada, editor of the now-defunct Stylelist.ca and digital "Chase" editor at FASHION magazine.
Currently, I write editorial and branded content and do creative copywriting for business and brands. I like to write from a personal experience point-of-view, particularly when it comes to diversity and representation, along with mental health.
In addition to writing, I'm also an experienced video host and producer. I've done live red carpet coverage at the Toronto International Film Festival, iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards, Canadian Arts And Fashion Awards, backstage coverage at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and have produced numerous of on-camera interviews and original videos at my former places of work. I've also appeared on etalk, ET Canada, CP24 and CBC Radio.
Notable celebs and personalities I've interviewed include Ashley Graham, Winnie Harlow, Alessia Cara, Tess Holliday, Martha Hunt, Stacey McKenzie and more. You can find some of my bylines at FLARE, Best Health Magazine and Strong Fitness Magazine.
Digital 'Chase' Editor, FASHION Magazine
Jan. 2017 to Dec. 2017
At FASHION, I wrote daily posts and features for the fashion, beauty, culture and lifestyle pillars on the magazine's website. Additionally, I produced lifestyle and beauty videos and hosted Facebook Live hits for both sponsored and editorial purposes.
Style Editor, The Huffington Post Canada
Mar. 2014 to Nov. 2016
At HuffPost Canada, I was in charge of the overall site management of the Style section, including writing and editing of topical news posts and features, along with video production, editing and hosting. I developed and executed the online and social media strategies to help establish the site’s voice and grow its audience via Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook and Twitter. Additionally, I covered many red carpet events and hosted numerous Facebook Lives with notable guests including Elsa Hosk, Martha Hunt, Tess Holliday, Stacey Mckenzie and more. Finally, I represented the HuffPost brand as an on-air expert with appearances on etalk and ET Canada.
Master of Music Therapy
Wilfrid Laurier University
Fall 2018 to present
Bachelor of Journalism
Fall 2007 to Spring 2011
Certificate, Fashion Journalism
London College of Fashion
Associateship of the Royal Conservatory of Toronto
Royal Conservatory of Music
Music Therapy Volunteer
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
Jan 2014 to May 2014
Big Brothers Big Sisters Toronto
Apr. 2016 to Jun. 2016