Megan Venner is an award-winning journalist with nearly 20 years experience. Her search for a challenge has lead her from the Maritimes to Canada’s North to the Alberta Legislature and now back to Nova Scotia where she has chosen to make her home.
Her freelance writing career has covered a wide range of issues from parenting to politics to business. As a broadcast journalist she has reported on issues ranging from the impact of mad cow disease on Alberta farmers to oil and gas development in northern aboriginal communities. She has worked in the press gallery of two of Canada’s provincial and territorial legislatures.
Her academic credentials include a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Mount Allison University and a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Kings College. She was a 2001 recipient of a New York Festival’s Silver World Medal for her work with CBC Radio North.
She currently works as a freelance writer providing material for newspapers and magazines as well as writing work for corporate clients. Samples of her work can be found at www.meganvenner.com. She also blogs about life and loss at www.misadventuresmom.com.
2001 Recipient, Silver World Medal, The New York Festivals
2000 Finalist, Accenture Business Awards