Editors have the tools to chip away at all the extraneous bits in a story, whittling everything down to its essence to expose the story so that a reader cannot look away.
Happy New Year! It feels like forever since I have shared an update on projects. With all the fun 2020 puns going around, I could easily say it feels like a decade since I last posted. (Thanks, it feels much better having that out of my system.) I got some incredibly amazing news that I … Continue reading BIG featured on Loan Stars list
The thing about communications and marketing is, you have to be there when things happen. It is those moments in between the scheduled things that can take your breath away. My view from the "office" today
Super happy to share today’s news… Mare McHale is writing a book! That’s right: the CEO of Redhead Mare Media, radio announcer and frontrunner of the Mareathon has been spending some quality time at the keyboard these last few months, in an effort to tell her story. I’m proud to say I am playing a … Continue reading Secret’s out… Mare wrote a book!
As the Sports Editor for the Smithers Interior News, I got a tip that a local kid had been chosen for the B.C. hockey team to compete at the Canada Winter Games. I interviewed Dan Hamhuis at his family home in the summer of 1998. I followed his career to Prince George, where his coach … Continue reading Dan Hamhuis’ first interview
Thanks so much for stopping by my site! Here's the 411 on my professional background: I have over 20+ years of communications experience, including in journalism, local government, non-profits and education. My writing as a journalist won national and provincial awards, and I have carried that passion for the written word into a career harnessing … Continue reading Meet Simone
I do words. What I lack in snowboarding skills, I totally make up for in good grammar. Here are just a few ways my writing can help you: Editing I worked in newsrooms for 15+ years, producing pages of copy on news, features, sports and business throughout British Columbia. I was an editor for years, … Continue reading What I do
I need a creative space to fill. And Sharkie needs more writing to sit on. Thus we begin the journey.