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  Kate Pocock
Professional/Personal Overview
  An experienced freelancer, I've written for national publications from Reader's Digest to the New York Times, from travel inflights to parenting special issues .
My specialty is family travel with kids of all ages, including teens and 20s. For clips, visit www.familytravelink.com.

As a former magazine editor and book author (with Random House and National Geographic), I know what editors need. I have teaching experience at the College level, and a working knowledge of French with some Spanish. For my writing, I have won many awards including a 2013 Travel Blog post award from the Canadian Tourism Commission.
Work Info
Editor 23 Years
Writer 23 Years
Books & Literature 8 Years
Family, Children & Teenagers 23 Years
Travel 20 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
20 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
GlobeLite Publishing (6-10), Rogers Media Publishing, Canada (6-10)
Other Work History
Magazine Editor, Travel Guides to Canada: Life, etc. magazine (Royal Bank of Canada publication for high-flyer card holders)
Computer Skills
Word, Photoshop, Lightroom
Foreign Language Skills
French and some Spanish
National Magazine Award; Blog Award from Canadian Tourism Commission; awards from Travel Media Association of Canada (TMAC), National Association of Travel Journalists (NATJA), Cayman Islands, Island of Maui, and others.
I graduated from University of Western Ontario with a history degree, studied for a year at the Sorbonne in Paris, went back to school as a mature student to get a degree in Journalism at Ryerson University in Toronto, have traveled widely.
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
(New Outlook magazine)
Grandparents taking children with them on vacation? No kidding!
Contact Info
  Kate Pocock

E-Mail: kate@familytravelink.com
Website: http://www.familytravelink.com