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John Challis

3204 Green River Dr.
Washago, ON L0K 2B0
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Editors Canada Volunteer Participation

  • Barrie Twig (2019)


I worked in public health communication and media relations in Ontario for 21 years, retiring in January 2020. Duties included creating website and social media content, editing reports, collaborating on and writing press releases, managing media calls, developing key communication strategies for extended campaigns.

Prior to that I spent more than 2 decades writing and editing for hobby publications, lifestyle magazines and community newspapers.


Editorial Skills

  • Copy editing
  • On-screen editing
  • Plain language
  • Proofreading
  • Writing


  • Brochures
  • Government materials, general
  • In-house publications
  • Newspapers
  • Public relations materials
  • Reports, annual
  • Websites


  • Animals
  • Communications
  • Health
  • Leisure, general
  • Outdoor recreation