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Ava Chisling

 

Overview

Biography

As a content provider, I have years of experience working with national and international companies, including Quebecor, CJAD Radio, CBC-TV, J. Walter Thompson, Just for Laughs Festival, Spafax Publishing, among others. Fluently bilingual (English and French) I have worked in film, tv, radio, print, internet content, and most other forms of media in Canada, Switzerland,the UK and Japan. I have won multiple awards for my work, including the 2004 Leon Levinson Prize from McGill’s Faculty of Law, a National Magazine Merit Prize 2008, and a Canada Council Award for writing.

Work experiences

  • WRITER Current

    In Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
    EDITOR / EXECUTIVE EDITOR<br> Strut Magazine, managing director<br> enRoute Magazine, executive editor<br> MTL Magazine, editor<br> Montreal Mirror, editor<br> The Face Magazine, sub-editor (UK)<br> Time Out Magazine, sub-editor (UK)<br><br> CONTENT<br> Spafax Canada, director of content development<br> VISA/CIBC, national promotional print<br> American Express, national promotional print<br> IATA, promotional magazines<br> EasyCafé UK, internet content<br> Orange UK, on-site Formula 1 internet content<br> Aiglon College, corporate print (Switzerland)<br> J. Walter Thompson, advertising copy<br> Villars-sur-Ollon, advertising copy<br><br> WRITER<br> The National Magazine/Addendum<br> Canadian Lawyer<br> Royal Wings Magazine<br> enRoute Magazine<br> Cycle Canada<br> Canadian Cycling<br> Robb Report (USA)<br> The Montreal Gazette<br> The Montreal Mirror<br> Time Out Magazine (UK)<br> City Life News (Japan)<br> Wcities guide to Lausanne<br> 10Best guide to Montreux

Skillset

Spoken languages
English, French
Written languages
English, French
Education/Training
Three degrees from McGill University, two in law and one in communications/English.
Tech skills
All well-known computer programmes, including inDesign.
Inspirations
mom inspires me