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Goldie Poll

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About Me

Goldie Poll is originally from Vancouver, British Columbia. She received her HBA from the University of Toronto in 2014, and her MA from the New School in 2017. She works in multimedia journalism, including in writing and video production.

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My Writing Samples

The Vegan Dream: What If We All Stopped Eating Meat?

To meat, or not to meat: that is the hotly debated question. How would life on Earth change if we stopped eating all things animal?

https://insh.world/science/the-vegan-dream-what-if-we-all-stopped-eating-meat/

What If The Moon Landing Was Faked?

Let’s play devil’s advocate and say that the moon landing was faked. What would it take in order to pull off the world’s most epic hoax?

https://insh.world/science/moon-landing-faked/

The Six Weirdest Restaurants in the GTA

Are you tired of going to the same old spots week after week? Have you had the same sushi three days in a row? Well, check out these unique restaurants for a change in your routine.

https://www.dinemagazine.com/the-six-weirdest-restaurants-in-the-gta/

Same-Sex Marriage Passes in Germany’s Bundestrat

After Chancellor Angela Merkel dropped her opposition to a vote on the subject earlier this week, Germany’s Bundestrat passed a bill giving same-sex couples the same rights as heterosexual couples, including marriage and adoption.

https://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:vgGQ0b-bGXUJ:https://www.caracalreports.com/same-sex-marriage-passes-in-germanys-bundestrat/+&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=ca

Hundreds arrested during Russian Opposition Protests

Over 250 people, including opposition leader Alexei Navalny, have reportedly been arrested in Russia as anti-corruption protests continue across the country. Hundreds more were detained by authorities.

https://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:YbA9dhoVNZ4J:https://www.caracalreports.com/hundreds-arrested-during-russian-opposition-protests/+&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=ca

Attorney General Sessions Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified in front of the senate intelligence committee today, following former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony last week.

https://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:_aUyAhcMgWAJ:https://www.caracalreports.com/sessions-testifies-before-senate-intelligence-committee/+&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=ca

Best Lunch Places In Toronto’s Baldwin Village and Chinatown

Are you bored of your usual lunch options after hanging out at the Art Gallery or the the University of Toronto? Try out these best options in Baldwin Village and Chinatown.

https://www.dinemagazine.com/best-lunch-places-in-torontos-baldwin-village-and-chinatown/

This Remembrance Day, Try A Digital Poppy

The iconic flower has taken a leap into the future with a hip new format.

https://www.narcity.com/locals/article/this-remembrance-day-try-a-digital-poppy-e67438bb25b5

The Beginner’s Guide To Cannabis Edibles

Edibles – or food products with marijuana in them – are controversial, but highly popular with a certain subset of stoners. But, don’t just jump off the deep-end with a friend’s cookie! It’s risky to try edibles when you don’t know the content or percentage. Just like the old “Don’t You Put It In Your Mouth” PSA, you should never eat any edible if you don’t know the ingredients. In this beginner’s guide to Cannabis Edibles, we bring some quick tips to help you out with your edible journey.

https://www.dinemagazine.com/the-beginners-guide-to-cannabis-edibles/

The Best Pilsner Beer Brands at Your Local LCBO

Are you looking for a taste of that pilsner life? These pilsner beer brands are available at your local LCBO (unless they’ve run out of stock!) and suit a wide range of palates.

https://www.dinemagazine.com/the-best-pilsner-beer-brands-at-your-local-lcbo/

How To Live This Patio Season To The Fullest

Patio season is quickly on its way, and like many of you I fail to take full advantage of it. After a hard week at work, it is difficult to want to leave your apartment and hunt for the best patio. Well, I’m making a change this year, and so should you. Here are the best ways to make the most of your patio season.

https://www.dinemagazine.com/how-to-live-this-patio-season-to-the-fullest/

This Slow Cooker Ratatouille Will Blow Your Mind

Did you love the movie Ratatouille? But, you’ve been too busy to try out the real deal? Check out this slow-cooker version of the classic French dish, which will satisfy your curiosity… and your stomach. Plus, it’s packed full of vegetables, so you can indulge a guilty pleasure without ruining a healthy diet.

https://www.dinemagazine.com/this-slow-cooker-ratatouille-will-blow-your-mind/

LGBTQ Neighbourhoods in Canada You Need To Visit

For those who are looking for the queerest places to visit this spring and summer, why not head to these, the best LGBTQ-centric neighbourhoods in Canada?

https://www.dinemagazine.com/lgbtq-neighbourhoods-in-canada-you-need-to-visit/

These Supplements Can Help You With Your Ailments

Are you a person who gets sick often? Would you like to get sick less often? Try out some of these supplements to maximize your health. I don’t get sick all that often, but when I do it’s a disaster, so I try to take a balanced amount of vitamins and supplements preventatively. Consult your doctor or healthcare professional, though, particularly if you have preexisting health conditions!

https://www.dinemagazine.com/these-supplements-can-help-you-with-your-ailments/

Experience

Video Editor

Duties included editing videos on a tight turnaround for both social media and broadcast, collaborating with videographers and writers to ensure continuity, using programs such as Premiere, Trello, Slack, and Dreamweaver.

Company: The Canadian Press

I worked there from 2/2019 until now

Social Media and Content Editor

Duties included social copy, content writing, community management, scheduling, communications and website article production using Wordpress, while continuously using data-metrics, assigning, editing, and creating articles, managing writing team, curating social media content on all platforms, creating photo and video content for all platforms. Used tools such as Hootsuite and Buffer. Also included managing and running analytics for three Facebook Watch channels, creating and managing editorial

Company: Backyard Media

I worked there from 2/2018 until 11/2018

Producer/Editor

Duties included pitching, filming, producing and editing a Youtube web series on women’s sexuality and a variety of other related topics The second season of this show is currently being released.

Company: REVRY Entertainment

I worked there from 8/2017 until 3/2018

Field Producer, Editor

Duties included pitching, editing, producing, organizing, and shooting video reports on various events; organizing, editing, and producing remote and studio shoots. Used webinar management tools such as Zoom.

Company: GenFKD/Circa

I worked there from 8/2017 until 3/2018

Research Assistant

Duties included collecting and summarizing information on various topics, administrative and reception duties

Company: The New School

I worked there from 9/2016 until 5/2017

Content Manager

Duties included running social media for a 24 hours newsroom, researching, acquiring, and developing content; writing editorials, reporting, managing social media; organizing, identifying and launching community outreach and event coordination strategies and campaigns, developing and researching strategies to identify target communities and audiences, managed communities; created, managed, and executed editorial calendars, other related duties.

Company: Fresco News

I worked there from 8/2015 until 7/2016

Associate Producer, Shooter, Editor

Duties including shooting and producing photos and video at a variety of events, as well as head shots and similar projects; editing photos, audio and video, for promotion, broadcast, and digital purposes

Company: Red Dog Productions

I worked there from / until /

Research Assistant

Duties included coding, transcribing, and other research duties at the Faculty of Information’s Netlab; administrative duties, scheduling, and communications.

Company: University of Toronto

I worked there from 9/2013 until 6/2014

Research, Resources and Programming Assistant

Duties included assisting students, writing, research; helping engage students who are part of a marginalized community in both educational and community initiatives.

Company: First Nations House

I worked there from 8/2012 until 7/2013

Writer

Duties included writing articles about various topics, including lifestyle, food, travel, and cannabis. Also managed WordPress.

Company: Dine Magazine

I worked there from 12/2018 until 4/2019

Field Producer, Writer, Editor

Duties included pitching, editing, producing, organizing, and shooting video reports on various events; organizing, editing, and producing remote shoots, writing articles about international and local politics

Company: Caracal Reports

I worked there from 5/2017 until 8/2017

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