Ryan Van Horne's Experience:
Freelance journalist at Self-employedFebruary 2012 - Present | Halifax, NS
I write for newspapers, magazines and the web. I draw on my extensive background to write news, business, sports and human interest stories.
Communications Officer at Nova Scotia Department of Energy2010 - 2011 | Halifax
Internal and external communications.
Communications Officer at Nova Scotia Department of HealthJune 2008 - July 2010
Recognized by supervisors for ability to diplomatically accommodate the wishes of various stakeholders at the Department of Health, the DHAs and the political realm. Recognized for common-sense approach to problem solving Recognized for innovative approach to social media news release
Feature writer, Editor, Communications Advisor at International Scouting ServicesOctober 2002 - March 2010
Edited monthly scouting reports on hockey players destined for National Hockey League, major junior hockey and university and wrote player profiles. Helped ISS develop a worldwide reputation as leading source of scouting information on NHL hockey prospects. Participated in online discussions with hockey fans about the company's prospect ratings, the business of scouting and about hockey prospects.
Reporter at CBC RadioMarch 2008 - June 2008
Worked as a general assignment reporter in Halifax newsroom and covered the world hockey championship. Learned how to use audio editing software.
Reporter, Copy Editor, Columnist at The Daily NewsApril 1990 - February 2008
Edited stories, checked facts, designed pages on Macintosh computer, proofread stories, wrote headlines, and selected photographs. Edited op-ed pieces, columnist submissions, and letters for Perspective pages
Editor and production manager at The JournalJanuary 1989 - January 1990
Converted the newspaper to desktop publishing and redesigned appearance to make it cleaner and more eye-catching.
Correspondent at The Cape Breton PostApril 2012
I cover politics, business, entertainment and sports in Halifax for Cape Breton's daily newspaper.