Caleb Burney

Writer. Reporter. Storyteller.

About me


I am soon to be a journalism graduate seeking to launch a career in reporting, communications or the like. I've honed skills in news and feature writing through my work for Spoke Online, Conestoga College's student news site, and Faith Today magazine, where I interned. You can view samples of my work and my CV below. Don't hesitate to get in touch if you think you'd like me to write for you.


Education

Journalism Diploma (April 2020, pending)
Conestoga College, Kitchener, ON

Bachelor of Arts (2013)
Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON

Writing internship, Faith Today (2019-2020)
The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada

Employment

Historical Interpreter (summers 2013, 2014, 2015, 2019)
Fort George and Brock’s Monument National Historic Sites, ON

Customer Service Assistant (summer 2016)
Adventure Rooms Canada, Kitchener, ON

Research Assistant (summers 2011, 2012)
Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies
Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON

Other Employment and Accomplishments

Failure at the Apex of Success: The 75th Battalion Attack North of Cambrai, 30 September 1918 (2018)
Paper presented at the Canadian Military History Colloquium
Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON

Live Actor, The Polar Express (Christmas season 2018, 2019)
Waterloo Central Railway & Expressions by DSK

Voiceover Artist (occasional, 2014)
The World Management Survey

On-screen Extra (2010, 2013)
Camp X: Secret Agent School (2014), Storming Juno (2010)
About me

Articles


I shot, wrote, voiced and edited this TV-style news package for Spoke Online. I consulted local municipal council calendars for story ideas often while producing content for Spoke; I suspect I would enjoy a council beat.

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I penned this story about a local artistic exhibit for Spoke after being invited to an open house. It features plentiful original photography and micro-localization in the connection to the outlet's primary readership.

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I covered this local cultural and environmental event for Spoke after seeing it advertised online. I experimented with adding a sidebar to provide additional, succinct details.

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I covered this local story for Spoke after seeing the presentation advertised online, using secondary information to provide balance in a provincial context.

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I created this video package covering an ongoing local story for Spoke after seeing the presentation in the regional council calendar. I appreciated CTV Kitchener reporter Jeff Pickel's encouragement to get moving and nab the police chief!

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Contact


  • Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

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