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|Member Since||October 23, 2019|
|Bio||Barbara is an experienced writer and communications professional with a solid track record of achieving successful results for major market TV stations, non-profit agencies, local government and individual clients, Her media career was launched following graphic design studies at the Vancouver School of Art and film and photography studies at the San Francisco Art Institute. After stints in newspaper copy editing, and radio and publicity writing, she moved into the field of television as a reporter, host, writer and producer. Today she provides a range of writing, script-writing and editing services for fellow authors and small businesses to help them connect with peoples’ hearts and minds. She recently edited two travel books and is writing two books of her own - one on the theft of culture in BC, and the other on the cultural history of beads.|
|Publications||Grobetrotting: Travel the World Laugh by Laugh - EDITOR More Grobetrotting - EDITOR A Hurricane in the Basement and Other Vancouver Experiences - EDITOR|
|Awards||* HYGEIA Award (Health Care Public Relations Association of Canada): First Place, Electronic Fundraising, for writing and producing 'FROM THE HEART - CHRISTOPHER'S STORY’ . . . * HYGEIA Award: Third Place, Electronic Fundraising - Electronic, for writing and producing 'BLUEBIRD’ . . . * Two TV Week Viewers Choice Awards: 'Best Health & Fitness Show Host, BC, for - DOCTOR, DOCTOR (CBC-TV)|
|Genres||e-Book, Educational, Freelance, History, Humour & Entertainment, Nonfiction, Scriptwriting, Speculative|
|Available For||Readings, Presentations, Workshops, Speaking Engagements|
|Services Offered||Copywriting, Corporate Writing, Editing, Freelance Writing, Manuscript Reading & Consultation, Promotional Copy, Research, Scriptwriting & Screenwriting, Storytelling, Web Content|