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Lucy Hyslop is an award-winning freelance writer and editor with a wealth of British and North American journalistic and social media experience. Formerly the chief sub-editor at The Telegraph's Saturday magazine in London and chief features editor of the Vancouver Sun, she has blogged as the Ice Maiden for the Telegraph on the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Vancouver, and for Postmedia's Canada.com on the London 2012 Olympics and contributed to the Telegraph Magazine, National Geographic TravellerWestern LivingVancouver Sun, BCBusiness Magazine, The Times, The Guardian, The Daily Mail, the Sunday Telegraph, TLC Magazine, The Daily Express, Globe and Mail, Saga Magazine, Vancouver Magazine, Kent and Cornwall Today Magazines, and Simon Seeks as well as three guide books to Vancouver (Time Out, Best Places, and the Rough Guide). She compiles radio reports for Monocle in London, writes a monthly lunchtime column in BC Business magazine and recently had a weekly column, New and Notable, in the Vancouver Sun. She spent two years as a director on the board of the Documentary Film Festival, DOXA and judged the culture category of the 2011 Canadian Culinary Book Awards. Living mainly on the West Coast, of course, she's a qualified ski instructor (CSIA) and yoga teacher (YYoga, 200-hour RYT).


Consultancy work includes:

  • campaigns for BMW (the Good Food Ride), Nike, Motorola, Johnnie Walker, Aviva, Doritos, Dove, Persol and Famous Grouse for Not Actual Size, the specialist experiential agency in London (formerly The Fish Can Sing) as well as editing the Middle Class Handbook;
  • co-director of Port Eliot Festival in Cornwall, U.K.;
  • video interviews with Ian Wallace, Douglas Coupland, Liz Magor, Marion Penner Bancroft, Marianne Nicholson and Michael Audain for the Vancouver Art Gallery;
  • video and magazine projects for Literacy Now, part of 2010 Legacies Now for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver and Whistler, and on Essential Skills for Douglas College;
  • social media - blogs, videos and a book - for B/A's 'marketing journalism'.