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|Member Since||October 23, 2019|
|Branch Affiliation||Metro Vancouver (includes Victoria)|
|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, and local government. 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 teeth-cutting stints in newspaper copy editing, and radio and print publicity writing, she moved into the field of television. Today she provides a range of writing, creative and brand services for small businesses and non-profits to help them connect with peoples’ hearts and minds. She is currently editing a travel book and writing two books of her own - one on the stolen names of places on the BC coast, and the other on the interplay between psychology and genealogy.|
|Awards||* HYGEIA Award (Health Care Public Relations Association of Canada): First Place, Fundraising - Electronic for ‘From the Heart - Christopher’s Story’ * HYGEIA Award: Third Place, Fundraising - Electronic, for ‘Bluebird’ * Two TV Week Viewers Choice Awards: Best Health & Fitness Show Host, BC, for - Doctor, Doctor (CBC-TV)|
|Genres||Educational, Freelance, History, Nonfiction, Scriptwriting, Speculative|
|Available For||Readings, Presentations, Workshops, Speaking Engagements|
|Services Offered||Copywriting, Corporate Writing, Editing, Freelance Writing, Promotional Copy, Research, Scriptwriting & Screenwriting, Storytelling|