Work Experience

Current Position

Managing Editor, Dan Diamond & Assoc.
June 1996; October 1997 to Present

Responsible for all aspects of book production for National Hockey League publications; including all in-house writing and editorial work.

Manage and co-ordinate relationships with all writers-for-hire and establish contacts with newspapers and other companies for photo research.

Provided expert research on hockey history to organizations such as the Hockey Hall of Fame, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, CTV News, and ESPN: the Magazine.

Also assisted annually with Blue Jays media guide.

Freelance Work

1991 to Present

Nearly 30 books, fiction and non-fiction, adult and children about sports and sports history; newspaper and magazine articles; television and radio guest appearances; guest lecturer, “Hockey Hall of Fame Presents” at Seneca College.

Previous Employment: Full time positions

Sports Director, Digital Media Networks
February 1989 to August 1990

Managing staff providing hourly sports coverage for a customized satellite news service. Initiating contacts with major leagues and teams.

Editor, Digital Media Networks: December 1986 to February 1989

Writing/editing news packages, US/Canada,
including hard news, lifestyle news, sports, etc.

Previous Employment: Part time positions

Market Research, Somerville House Inc.
September 1994 to June 1996

Researching similar/related book projects.
Writing reports and recommendations.

Hockey Hall of Fame
1993 to 1994

Guest Associate. Greet guests, work with exhibits.

TSN SportsRadio
1989 to 1993

Writing/Production work for hourly broadcasts.

CBC Radio Sports
1986 to 1987

On-air broadcasting and writing/production work.

CHEX Radio (Peterborough)
October 1985 to November 1986

Writing daily radio flashback programs for the sports department.

Toronto Blue Jays
1981 to 1985

Member of the Blue Jays ground crew.

Education

Trent University

Bachelor of Arts, Political Studies