Theatre was my first career path. I acted all through school and received my BA in theatre from Bishops University.
Where would you like to be five years from now?
With friends. Laughing.
Any advice for people getting started in your industry?
As was told to me by a writer I admire: “Just say yes.” And be persistent.
What are your favourite media outlets, not including your own?
Esquire, GQ, The New Yorker, The Daily Show, The Grid, Fresh Air.
Best interview you’ve ever had? Worst?
Best: David Sedaris – one of the warmest people I’ve ever met.
Best advice you’ve ever been given?
What rule(s) do you live your life by?
Don’t be a jerk.
What’s the most important tip you can give PR pros?
Best experience you’ve had with a PR pro? We love to hear about #wins.
It’s always nice to deal with people who are confident enough in the appeal of their products – and their suitability for my magazine – to not have to be pushy.
Baggy suits. Insincerity. Sprawl.
Frequently, but not enough.
Best place on earth?
Anywhere remote with trees, water and stars. And Paris, of course.
Favourite app (or whatever you are downloading these days)?
Pool or ocean?
Voicemail or email?