As a communications professional, strategist, writer, editor and columnist, Brian has worked in a communications career that has spanned more than 25 years.
He has appeared as a guest, regular panelist, and guest co-host on CBC Radio Moncton’s Information Morning show. He has also appeared on CBC Radio’s As It Happens, CTV’s Canada AM and been interviewed on a number of other television and radio shows on a variety of issues, including social media, communications and current events. His Hump Day column (general interest, humour) has appeared weekly in the Moncton Times & Transcript since 2005. He has also written columns on social media and entertainment. Throughout his career, he has written more than 750 newspaper columns. As well, he produces a weekly newsletter which is distributed to nearly 600 subscribers.
He was the English editor of the Canadian bestseller Ten Needles (translation of “Dix aiguilles” by Martin Latulippe), a book on the life of Sean Collins, a courageous and thoughtful boy who passed away from cancer in July 2007 at the age of 13. The book became a Canadian bestseller, sold more than 10,000 copies and raised more than $100,000 to benefit sick children.
Fluently bilingual, Brian holds an honours degree in journalism from the University of King’s College in Halifax. He has worked in a number of senior communications and public affairs roles for a variety of organizations in both the private and public sectors. Brian is president of his own communications company, Bricor Communications, and works with a variety of clients. Brian is a member of WFNB, PWAC, EAC, CAJ, and NSNC.
Moncton Times & Transcript, Fredericton Daily Gleaner