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Michael Stephen Johnson




I'm a bilingual Montreal native with a background in writing, video editing and communications. I worked in the educational travel industry as a communications coordinator and copywriter for several years.

I'm currently a freelance writer and Communications/Social Media manager at Pratt & Whitney Canada.

Work experiences

  • Communications Coordinator

    With Jumpstreet Educational Tours from May 2002 to December 2009 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
    - Developed &amp; oversaw national &amp; international marketing strategies<br> - Senior copy writer for marketing &amp; administrative materials <br> - Designed &amp; distributed materials for web, video &amp; print<br> - Project Manager, wireframe, networking &amp; website relaunch<br> - Daily communications &amp; public relations in French &amp; English<br> - Account Manager, 50+ international clients
  • Writer, Conceptual Contributor Current

    With Limited Hype from October 2009 to present in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
    I am a writer for online lifestyle magazine Limited Hype. I write a regular column that focuses on music, video &amp; design. We are rebranding, and I am currently working with the development team as we move towards print.<br>
  • Writer Current

    With Lake Jane from January 2008 to present in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
    Contributing writer, lifestyle, music and food content. 'Lake Jane' is my wife, so there's a bit of nepotism going on here.
  • Video Editor

    With Cloudraker Inc. from May 2010 to August 2010 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
    Commissioned to edit trailers, shorts & case studies for the RBC Blue Water Project. Mostly collateral for social media, although trailer aired on TV.
  • Communications Coordinator Current

    With Pratt & Whitney Canada from November 2010 to present in Longueuil, Quebec, Canada.
    Driving E-Communications mandate. Copywriting/editing; marketing/brand strategy and distribution; social media strategy, management and measurement; Internal Communications strategy, management, measurement and process; Public Relations
  • Writer Current

    With Spafax from December 2010 to present.
    Contributing writer at Bombardier Experience Magazine (aerospace)
  • Writer Current

    With A Sporting Life from August 2012 to present in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
    Contributing writer at www.asportinglife.co Online sports/design magazine


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Spoken languages
English, French
Written languages
English, French
Bachelor of Arts @ McGill University; major History, minor Art History & Communications
Graduate Certificate @ Concordia University; focus on post production, writing & communications
Tech skills
photoshop, html, Microsoft Office, Pro Tools, Final Cut, Mac & PC literate, CMS literate
travel, Food, music, wifey