Journalism Portfolio



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Carolyn’s work has appeared in publications such as The New York Times, Canada’s National Post, the Vancouver Sun, BCBusiness, Business in Vancouver, WestJet Magazine, and NUVOShe has contributed regularly to Vancouver’s Georgia Straight newspaper–Canada’s largest urban weekly–where she was travel and food editor for a decade.

From hundreds of published pieces, here are some highlights.

Business and Health

Alone With My Husband’s Secret The New York Times

Tackling Mental Health in the Workplace Women in Business

Namaste in Numbers Business in Vancouver

Personality Interviews

Ruth Reichl Discusses Food Pleasures, Politics, and Her New Book Delicious! A Novel Georgia Straight

Mark Bittman Explains Why Being a Part-Time Vegan Makes Sense Georgia Straight

David Labistour’s Favourite Places in Vancouver WestJet Magazine


Getaways (award-winning columnist), Georgia Straight

Where to Eat at YVR: 10 Best Bets for Business Travellers Business Traveller (page 27)

Six Vancouver Restaurants To Try WestJet Magazine

10 Places to Go in B.C. for Your Summer Vacation Georgia Straight

Three Technicolour Stays WestJet Magazine

What To Do On the Hill in Whistler WestJet Magazine


What to Do in Vancouver On a Budget WestJet Magazine

You Too Can Drive a Ferrari or Lamborghini on B.C.’s Sea-to-Sky Highway Georgia Straight

Food and Drink

Sausages: Cultural Links NUVO Magazine

A Passion for Oysters, NUVO Magazine

Sour Beers Take Off at Vancouver Breweries Georgia Straight

Life Lessons from Vancouver’s Chefs and Restaurateurs, TED Talks-style Georgia Straight


Inside Vancouver  — previously blogged weekly for Tourism Vancouver — previously blogged regularly for the Georgia Straight’s news and entertainment blog