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Cecilia Greyson

s550032192_1555266_6047Cecilia Greyson is a writer and researcher based in Vancouver, specializing in community media and environmental issues.

After studying literature and media at Simon Fraser University, she completed residencies at Vancouver Cooperative Radio and the 2002 BC Festival of the Arts, and created multimedia artworks for events in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal.

She has been strip-searched at two international borders, survived a molotov-cocktail bombing in Flint, Michigan, and was once covered in grey whale snot while visiting biologists in Clayoquot Sound.

She has worked in the non-profit sector for many years, including six years working in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.

Her feature articles about environmental issues and the arts have appeared in Momentum Magazine, the Tyee, Xtra West, and the Georgia Straight.

Currently working on a Master’s degree in Journalism at UBC with a specialization in environmental studies, her work is supported by SSHRC funding and a CTV globemedia Fellowship. In 2009, she won a Jack Webster Student Journalism Award.