Award-Winning Editor, Journalist & Creative Project Manager


An Unfair Affair: Is It Time to Put the Term “Cougar” to Bed?

A May-December romance often describes a relationship between an older man and a younger woman, but when the roles are reversed, the older woman is commonly dismissed as a “cougar” who stalks and preys on younger men. The term was popularized in the early aughts when former Toronto Sun sex and relationships columnist Valerie Gibson published Cougar: A Guide for Older Women Dating Younger Men, where she wrote about “the new breed of single, older woman … [who] knows exactly what she wants. What she wants is younger men and lots of great sex.” The flip side of her premise was that many young men were relieved to be free from the pressure to settle down. I wasn’t aware of the book when I met my life partner, who is 14 years younger…

Read more: Zoomer magazine, Dec. 2022

Bay Street Bull magazine:

How to Redesign the World, According to Bruce Mau

The Auto Philes (in Bay Street Bull):

The (Literal) ABCs of EVs

The Most Exciting EVs Coming to Canada

Buying Into Canada’s Transportation Transformation

The Future According to Ford

Green Machines on the Rise

… and a bit about a driveshare program by Porsche

Content strategy, writing and editing for many popular magazines and websites


Managing Editor/Executive Editor (fall 2018 to winter 2021):


Three issues in the Top 25 international B2B magazines:

BioLAB Business: 2021 Gold Award Winner, Best Single Issue

Wood Design & Building: 2020 Top 25 Best Single Issues (#4), also Honourable Mention, Best Issue, 2020 National Magazine Awards–B2B

Spa Inc: 2020 Top 25 Best Single Issues (#13), also Honourable Mention, Best Column or Regularly Featured Department, 2021 National Magazine Awards–B2B

& EXCEL Award for Best General Audience Book

2019-20 Wood Design Awards: Celebrating Excellence in Wood Architecture

This award is presented by The Associations, Media & Publishing Network, a division of SIIA.


Previously: Editor for Canadian RVing (winner of 2019 Discover America Travel Media Award), Senior Editor for Azure magazine (National Magazine Award–nominated issue); Editor, Audi & Volkswagen magazines (2 yrs); Senior Producer, Post (2 yrs); Executive Editor, House Beautiful/Good Housekeeping special publications;
Nylon magazine’s first-ever Senior Editor; Assistant Managing Editor
at Motor Trend magazine; and more…


For Wood Design & Building, Spa Inc., BioLAB Business and Canadian Food Business, go to Editorials & Publications.

Fall 2018, Bay Street Bull: Feature interviews with Marc Randolph (co-founder of Netflix) and Paddy Cosgrave (CEO of Web Summit, Collision), and a case study on innovation versus perfection, or (perhaps) Tesla versus Rolls-Royce.

Test Drive: The Porsche Experience, Bay Street Bull (with my photos)


After a day of zipping between cones, stopping on a dime and taking turns at speeds that will turn stomachs (literally – sick bags are included in the vehicles), I was suddenly forced to reevaluate my “dream car” criteria. Maybe a Porsche 911 isn’t the most practical daily driver – but what fun! (read more)

The Architect of Couture, an interview with Toronto architect (and Iris van Herpen collaborator) Philip Beesley, Bay Street Bull

The self-described “shy” architect finds himself deeply embedded in, as he says, “this immensely self-conscious, extraordinarily social world of fashion.” Behind the scenes, as van Herpen refines her ideas for each collection on another continent, Beesley’s team in Toronto is developing new materials and techniques to push the envelope of what is possible in couture. (read more)

A ‘Who’s Who’ of Indigenous Architects Creates Historic Venice Biennale Exhibit for Canada, World Architecture Community

Projects and biographies of the 18 architects – including six women – from Turtle Island (a.k.a. North America)

Are You Ready for the Green Machine Revolution?, Bay Street Bull

In the wake of Tesla’s success, which proves a fledgling electric car startup can take on the biggest carmakers, a ripple effect is creating the equivalent of a sonic boom in the automotive industry. (read more)

The Lucid Air is another “newbie” in the EV startup market. Photo: Lucid Motors

Interview with Allana Harkin (of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee), Bay Street Bull

“We’re a comedy show, but we’re also catharsis,” Harkin explains. “A lot of people are tuning into our show because they feel the same way, and we’re saying it, on television, in a way that a journalist can’t – they just can’t.” (read more)

10 Canadian Companies That Specialize in Sustainable, Eco-friendly Architecture, World Architecture Community

The off-grid Six Nations Earthship. Photo: Building Better

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