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Riannon W.

Average rate
$40–70/hour
  • Joined November 2019

Riannon Westall is a health writer based in Toronto, Canada. Her work has been featured in the Toronto Star, on CBC.ca and on various blogs

  • Toronto, ON, Canada
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Riannon W.
Toronto, ON, Canada

Experience

Summary

Riannon has written about health and wellness for the past five years. She works with a variety of brands and non-profits to create informative and easy-to-understand content. With a background in journalism, her work has also been featured in news pubs.

Work history

Freelance Writer
• Writing blog posts, articles, press releases, marketing copy & more
Toronto Star
Radio Room Reporter
• Monitoring EMS scanner, Twitter, police press releases and media for breaking news • Writing stories for web and print • Finding sources, interviewing & researching • Working with interactives & tweeting breaking news on @Starradiobox account
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
Online Feature Writer
• Writing feature stories for web • Researching & interviewing • Working with interactives

Portfolio

Baclofen: How a Muscle Relaxant Can Reduce Alcohol Cravings

Whether you want to stop drinking completely or just cut back, there’s a treatment option you may have not considered: medication. There are several prescription drugs that can help treat alcohol addiction. Luckily, these options don’t require abstinence and can be highly effective.

Musician’s guitar gets damaged in airline’s care

A Canadian guitarist says he could be out thousands of dollars after his livelihood was “destroyed” in an airline’s care.

Restaurant dress codes open to sexual discrimination complaints

When server Andrea Mottu was required to wear a bikini top for a Hawaiian-themed event at the Vancouver nightclub where she worked, her boss didn't expect her to show up in a turtleneck.

Education

Accreditations

University of Guelph
B.A.A. in Media Studies
Humber College
Diploma in Media Communications

Availability

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