Charlene Davis works as a freelance writer, editor, and workplace education facilitator. She is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Charlene’s main areas of journalism interest are grassroots and independent initiatives and organizations, the arts (especially theatre and spoken word), travel, fitness and community issues. This site will feature her works, past and present.
Charlene has written for The Coast, CBC Radio, Halifax Magazine, Black 2 Business Magazine, The Tide, OpenFile, Optimyz, SOAR Halifax, and The Canadian Encyclopedia.
Charlene also offers her writing, editing, and design and layout services for businesses and organizations. Her specialty is newsletters. Charlene loves to display the heart of an organization and the stories that make it what it is through featured stories on people and projects.
In addition, Charlene works as a workplace education facilitator in partnership with NS Labour and Advanced Education. She is also available to deliver courses and workshops to organizations in the area of Business Writing Skills. (Please look to Workplace Education for a list of sample workshop topics.)
Charlene completed a Bachelor of Journalism at the University of King’s college in 2010. She completed a Master of Arts, English at Dalhousie University in 2009. Her thesis, Falsity, Fronting, Future, which focuses on issues of race and racial expectations and stereotypes, was published by Lambert Academic Publishing.
Charlene also completed a Bachelor of Arts (Honours), English at Crandall University (previously Atlantic Baptist University) in 2006.
Charlene has aspirations to make her mark in the creative writing field and is currently working on her first full length novel.
Charlene is an avid reader and believes in finding a balance between work, self-development, and time for her loved ones. She enjoys hiking, dancing, running, and teaching Zumba.