An adaptable Newfoundland-based writer with degrees in journalism and communications/political science, and experience with audio and video production, photography, graphic design, and social media management.
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Marty Heffernan & The Last Carts
Halo-Halo: The Desert So Nice, They Named it Twice
MUN Gives First Look at New Core Science Facility
What’s Happening With George?
NL Talent Take Home Six Awards from the ECMAs
Eastduck Adventures, Episode 2: Bannerman
Meals on Wheels with Johnny & Mae’s Foodtruck
Eastduck Adventures, Episode I: Brewdock
Michael Chubbs: Taking On The Premier
“Hi, Michael, I’m just grabbing the Premier — we’ve got about ten minutes!” A member of the Premier’s comms team tells me. Less time than I prepared for, but what odds.
In Conversation with Premier Andrew Furey
They Were Loved: Honouring Canada's COVID-19 victims
Fruit farm plans major expansion with new automated equipment
A Nova Scotia fruit farm is hoping to tap into new markets and expand its season after upgrading its processing and packaging system.
Noggins Corner Farm Ltd. is buying a piece of automated equipment called a CombiSort, which will be tailored to the farm’s products and operation.
“This allows us to pack not only apples but also allows us to pack peaches, pears, nectarines and apricots,” said Beth Pattillo, food safety manager at Nog
Halifax cadets move from the parade floor to video chat
Clyburne simply sits at home and joins a video conferencing program her squadron uses for its weekly training session.
“We use Microsoft Teams and then we break off into groups by level, so you have one senior instructing all of the people in the level,” said Clyburne, 18, describing a typical Monday
Nova Scotia reports 10 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, announces mobile testing units
The new cases were announced at Tuesday’s COVID-19 update, along with new mobile test units, and a plea for Nova Scotians to limit travel between certain areas of the province.
The province is also implementing a new restriction for caregivers of residents of long-term care facilities: starting Wednesday every resident will only be allowed one designated caregiver, as opposed to two.
N.L., P.E.I. take an Atlantic bubble break as COVID-19 cases climb
Newfoundland and Labrador and Prince Edward Island are temporarily pulling out of the Atlantic bubble, citing an uptick in COVID-19 cases in other provinces.
Since July, the Atlantic bubble has allowed travellers in the four provinces to move freely across borders in the region without having to isolate after arrival
Andrew Furey, premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, said Monday it was time “to implement a circuit b
Halifax regional council finds common ground after voicing their priorities
Halifax regional council was presented with four priority recommendations at Tuesday’s meeting, but councillors aligned on several others.
During the first meeting of the new council, Wendy Lines, the corporate manager for Halifax Regional Municipality, presented four recommended council priority areas: prosperous economy, integrated mobility, communities, and environment.
While many counci
Socially distanced journalism: Bridging the gap with CBC’s Zach Goudie
Across the globe, people have been adapting to COVID-19 restrictions, something one reporter said has brought new risks, challenges and even a little convenience to how he works.
Zach Goudie, a journalist with CBC in St. John’s, N.L., spoke about the difficulties he’s had with once simple tasks such as setting up interviews.
“Before the pandemic, you could just call the person up, ‘Let’s meet at this