Lorraine Young

Freelance Writer

Location icon Canada

I am a new journalist pursuing my third career.
I returned to school full time in 2014 to follow my passion for research, analysis and writing toward journalism opportunities.

Along the way, I learned to use photos, video, and sound to enhance my narrative skills and tell even better stories.

And then....I learned multi-media which brought many of the components together and allowed me to tell the most compelling stories ever.

These are my ever evolving multi-media skills and projects.

Finally, I think I am...

On the Write Route

Portfolio
Hamilton Magazine Summer 2017
07/21/2017
Target Practice

Taking a community approach to dealing with empty retail space.

Hamilton Magazine Winter 2017
02/10/2017
Good Eats lead

Had fun checking out this new eatery. And for the spring issue, covered this unique event: http://www.myvirtualpaper.com/doc/hamilton-magazine/hm_spring_17/2017050901/#16

Fold
02/01/2016
Podcasting: Legacy media's new platform, or its antidote?

Podcasting is becoming an increasing important storytelling tool. This article explores the history, relevance and impact of podcasting, and how it is being used today to capture whole new audiences. As traditional media organizations continue to struggle with the impact of new technologies, changing markets and reduced profits their survival is threatened.

Hamiltonnews
Westmount science students earn top honours at BASEF

Hamilton Mountain News Mountain students made a strong showing at the Bay Area Science and Engineering Fair where judges evaluated over 390 projects by students from across the region. Westmount's Isabella O'Brien won the ArcelorMittal Dofasco Pinnacle Best in Fair award, taking the top prize for her project "Aquatic Osteoporosis: Remediating the emerging problem of lake calcium decline."

Storify
06/23/2012
the economics of parking

Out in Mississauga , where Hurricane Hazel McCallion set the rates for the past 36 years (Happy Valentine's Birthday by-the-way Hazel) it also only costs $1. per hour to park, and monthly rates only run about $65. Let's see what Bonnie does about that. Even a Mississauga MIWAY monthly transit pass will cost you $125 .

Atavist
12/05/2015
Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts

Constructed in 1904-05 the Conservatory building was designed for creativity, with horsehair stuffed doors to ensure state-of-the-art soundproofing in practice rooms, an acoustically inviting recital hall and a quiet attic atelier space. Standing tall at the edge of the downtown core, the strength of the structure underpins its resilient pursuit of the arts, even through difficult times.

E-Touch
01/25/2016
Managing Money, Credit and Debt After Graduation

Attending college was an important investment in yourself and your future. After graduation, maximizing that investment means increased responsibility to manage money, credit and debt. Finally being in a position to make money can be rewarding, but there are still plenty of life lessons to be learned.

Issuu
04/26/2016
Mohawk College Alumni In Touch Magazine - Spring 2016

In this issue, grad Adam Hislop '01 shares his journey to creating an award winning production company. Melissa Agnew '10 shares how Mohawk influenced her teaching style today. | Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online.

Hamilton Community News - Ancaster News
04/14/2016
Students exploring new frontiers

Bay Area Science Fair projects are highlighted. See also in this issue: From search to security - McMaster engineering students capstone projects

HamiltonNews
Building on the past at the Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts

Hamilton is renewing itself around an arts and culture movement centered on James Street North. But the arts have been at home on James South for over a hundred years, and the building that today houses the Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts (HCA) has been a hub of creativity for a long time.

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