About Claire

 

 

Resumé, in brief

 

Research and Analysis

Volunteer policy researcher and data analyst with the campaign for Ottawa municipal council candidate Emile Taman; analyzed digital metrics for a multimillion dollar non-profit and wrote their inaugural data, social media and privacy policy; some editorial research and analysis for private clients.

Web and graphic design

Web and graphic design (WordPress, Shopify, Squarespace); brand design and development, including logo design; social media consulting; some photography; content writing and editing.

Writing, editing and social media

Editorial bylines in iPolitics.ca, National Post, Vice, the Halifax Chronicle, others; content writing and editing for private clients including small businesses. Volunteered with the Canadian Association of Journalists as co-chair of their National Conference as well as a local regional volunteer; did social media and other volunteer work with the Parliamentary Press Gallery for their 150 Anniversary.

 

Education


University of King’s College, Halifax
— Bachelor of Journalism with a double honour in Political Science from Dalhousie University
Graduated in 2014

California Institute for the Arts (Cal Arts), via Coursera – Specialization in Graphic Design
Completed in 2017

Memberships and Volunteer work

 

NATO Association of Canada

Equal Voice Canda – NCR chapter

Women In Security and Defence (WiSD)

Parliamentary Press Gallery

Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE)

Canadian Journalists
for Free Expression (CJFE)

Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ)

Elevate Yoga – reception

 

Honours and Awards

Atlantic Publishers Marketing Association Bursary
2010-2012

General Motors Entrance Bursary
2010-2014

Dorothy Ravenscroft Bursary      2010-2011

Lois Hudson Bursary       2010-2011

Mabel Mason Memorial Bursary 2011-2012

Governor General of Canada Award
2011-2012

George Earles Memorial Scholarship       2012-2013

Shirley E. Miles Bursary 2012-2013

Otto Antoft Memorial Bursary   2013-2014

Rev. Canon Harold Graven Bursary          2013-2014

Michael Saunders Award              2013-2014

 

Languages


English
native proficiency, spoken and written

French working proficiency, spoken and written

German no proficiency, still learning

 

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