Elizabeth Jane's Resume

About  Me

BACKGROUND

I’ve worked for 23 years in publishing. My background is in editorial, writing, art direction, production and marketing for magazines, books and websites. Niche topic areas: interior design, home building, architecture, health, fitness, yoga, barre, fashion, food, lifestyle, travel, tourism, event planning and weddings. 

 

Personal interests: family, yoga, barre fitness, interior design, cooking and fitness. 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

2019 TOTAL BARRE® INSTRUCTOR COURSE

Merrithew™ Health and Fitness Education

Barre Fitness 

 

2019 YYOGA 200-HOUR TEACHER TRAINING

YYoga College

Hatha, Power and Flow Yoga

 

2014 EVENT/WEDDING PLANNING DIPLOMA

DreamGroup Academy

Event and Wedding Planning

 

2001- MASTER OF PUBLISHING

Simon Fraser University

History, Business, Editorial and Design of Publishing

(work project report outstanding)

 

1996 POST BACCALAUREATE IN COMMUNICATIONS

Simon Fraser University

Publishing, Communications and Print Media Studies 

 

1992 BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE

McGill University

English Literature, Communications and French

EXPERIENCE

CREATIVE DIRECTION AND STYLING

2016 - Current Emanate Events

MAGAZINE DESIGN AND ART DIRECTION

1996-2017 Visitor’s Choice, International Guide

2013 Architect, Builder and Designer

2008-2010 Dreamhouse Magazine

2008-2010 BC Homes Magazine

2001-2006 Wellness Matters

2000-2002 Canadian Home Builder & Renovator, 

Canadian Builder & Architect

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

1996-2000 & 2004-2011 Visitor’s Choice, International Guide, Okanagan Visitor

2008-2009 BC Homes Magazine

2005-2007 The Trowel, Canadian Wall & Ceiling Journal

2001-2006 Wellness Matters

2001 Directory of Editors

2000-2002 Canadian Homebuilder & Renovator, 

British Columbia Homebuilder, Canadian Builder 

& Architect, British Columbia Builder & Architect

1996-1998 Banff & Lake Louise Official Visitor Guide

WRITING FOR VARIOUS MAGAZINES

Canadian Homes & Cottages Magazine, Architect Builder and Designer, www.bcliving.ca, Visitor’s Choice, International Guide, BC Homes Magazine, Wellness Matters

 

PROMOTIONAL DESIGN PROJECTS

1996-2000 & 2004-2011 Visitor’s Choice, International Guide, 

Western Living Travels, Western Living Designs, Builds and Renovates, Western Living Entertains, UBC International House, iStyle

 

BOOK DESIGN

Whitecap Books, Hodgepodge Books, Blue Lake Books, 3-Day Novel Contest, Editor’s Association of Canada

VOLUNTEER WORK

MEDIA COORDINATOR

2016-CURRENT Carisbrooke Elementary PAC Member

FRUIT AND VEGGIE CAMPAIGN COORDINATOR

2015-CURRENT Carisbrooke Elementary

GIRL GUIDES OF CANADA ASSISTANT LEADER

2013-2016 Assisting and planning with Girl Guides of Canada units 

for girls aged 8 - 11 

WORKSHOPS & EXTRACURRICULAR

8-week Handstand Workshop (2019), Courageous Flight Yoga Inversions (2018), Yoga-The Chakras (2018), Calligraphy with Maurelle (2017), Italian Cooking with Glenys (2017)