Since childhood I’ve loved to write and it’s a skill that’s been integral to my career. For RVshare, I’m currently researching and writing a series of articles on every state’s top scenic byways. I’m also crafting features for Livability, telling the stories of communities to attract talent, investment and tourism. And, I’m creating digital driving itineraries for Road.Travel.
For my videos, I write every script when possible. Most times this includes voiceover but a lot of my work is also first person, documentary style. So, the trick is gathering strong sound bites from interviewees in a format that can then be woven together into a compelling narrative. Here are samples of my writing for articles, video and TV.
No state showcases oldies but goodies better than Utah. As you drive its byways, Earth’s history is an open book. Utah’s arches, hoodoos, pinnacles and canyons are a lesson in geology and erosion. Wide-ranging collections of dinosaur bones, petrified wood and fossilized sea creatures reveal nature’s diversity and adaptability... [MORE]
In Japan’s far west lies a rising destination in the Far East. Nagasaki is a wonderful, welcoming city best known for its sacrifices in World War II and the many years that followed. Although the world may define Nagasaki by the atomic bomb, a visit here reveals a city with a rich multicultural history, an eclectic food scene and a plethora of fascinating attractions... [MORE]
I researched and wrote the script, as well as produced and directed the video shoot for The Greater Goods, a one-hour special on companies that give back to the community in significant ways. Toronto’s Me to We Style manufactures sweatshop-free, socially conscious clothing out of eco-friendly fabrics. And half of the profits go to a children’s charity... [MORE]