Trudy Kelly Forsythe is an award-winning journalist with more than three decades of professional writing experience. Her first major assignment was a feature article about moose hunting for a provincial hunting and fishing magazine. Since then, she has written for magazines, radio, newspaper and the World Wide Web as well as for corporate and government clients.
Trudy has put the power of words to work for her clients in news stories, feature articles, web content, brochure and newsletter copy, radio ads, PSAs, media releases, speeches, advertorial and book reviews. Topics she has written about are just as diverse including agriculture; business; local, provincial and national events; industry products and services; health; information technology; tourism; education; gardening; and much, much more.
She has written columns on canoeing rivers and day trips in New Brunswick and had a non-fiction story about a trip to see a Rolling Stones concert in Moncton, NB, published in Prose to Go: Tales from a Private List. She is the author of Chip and Crystal Experience Energy, a children’s book about the history of energy in New Brunswick that was distributed to all grade 4 students in the province in 2017. She is also a partner in Cultivating Communications, a communications company serving the agriculture industry.
Trudy has worked as a co-editor and editor on a variety of publications including two print books: PWAC Guide to Roughing it in the Market: A Survival Toolkit for the Savvy Writer by Angie Gallop, and Heaven Help Hope: Our Decade Battle With ALS by Rev. Ernie D. Eldridge. She is also the editor and co-author of Independent Writers’ Guide to Government Action, an electronic publication written with Tracey Arial for the Professional Writers Association of Canada.
An English honours graduate from the University of New Brunswick (Fredericton), Trudy also has a diploma in radio broadcasting. She is a founding member of the Canadian Freelance Guild, president of the Atlantic Canada Farm Writers’ Association, and a member of the Canadian Farm Writers’ Association, the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists and the Cassell Network of Writers FFWA/FWR (CNW).
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