BA (UBC) MSc (Columbia) Originally from Vancouver, Mike graduated in 1963 from the University of British Columbia with a B.A. and in 1964 from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, New York, with an M.Sc. (high honours). While at The Vancouver Sun in the late 1960's he pioneered the idea of a "money" column. This column continues to appear in Canadian newspapers every week. He also contributes articles on travel and other topics to various Australian and Canadian newspapers and magazines. Throughout his career Mike has won many awards including a Carrick Institute National Award for "Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning" and a Bond University Award for "Most Innovative Course Design". He has also won the National Business Writing Award and the Canadian Association of Financial Planners Multi-Media Award. The Toronto-based Quest Magazine, described Mike as “ Canada's best nationally syndicated newspaper columnist...his regular column is a wise and witty walk through all aspects of finance.” The Vancouver Sun called him, “ Canada's dean of personal finance journalists.” Mike was appointed Visiting Journalist at Bond University in 1998-99. During that period he developed and taught Writing for Profit and Newspaper & Magazine Feature Writing. He developed and taught a revised Communications Skills course and launched a new Public Speaking course which he continues to teach. Mike also teaches various Journalism courses along with MBA and other workshops.
Girls, girls, girls. A study of the popularity of journalism as a career among female teenagers and its corresponding lack of appeal to young males (with Molly Kasinger, Roger Patching, and Mark Pearson), Australian journalism monographs (2009)
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