Sarah B. Hood has a special talent for tackling big, messy heaps of information, tracking down the missing pieces through efficient research, and rearranging them into clear, readable and useful print or online documents with the right tone, voice and style for the target audience.
As a Journalist
She writes well researched, fresh and engaging articles on news and lifestyle topics like food, culture, design, urban life, environment and travel. These range from compact charticles and "top-ten" pieces to long-form explorations of complex subjects. She is published in such periodicals as The National Post, The Globe and Mail, Canadian Business, Movie Entertainment and Toronto Home.
As a Business Writer
She creates strategically effective print and web content for corporate and public-sector clients. She is adept at figuring out exactly what message her clients need to communicate, helping them choose the best format for their needs and telling their story in the right words. e-Newsletters are a speciality.
She has a gift for understanding the culture of different industries. As a writer for numerous trade magazines, she is familiar with fields as diverse as trucking, construction, human resources, mortgage brokerage, condo management and farm machinery manufacture.
Sarah holds an MA from the University of Toronto (Ancient Near Eastern Studies), a BA from Concordia University in Montreal (Classical Philology–Honours) and a professional college Diploma in Fine Art from the CÉGEP de Vieux-Montreal.
She has furthered her professional development through numerous sessions at MagNet: Canada's magazines conference, and is certified in Safe Food Handling, Standard First Aid with CPR A + AED and Mental Health First Aid.
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