Electrical Industry

Colleen received her B.A.Sc. Electrical Engineering in 1991 from the University of Waterloo and spent ten years working in the consulting engineering field before turning to freelance writing.

As an Electrical Engineer and a freelancer, she specializes in providing clear, professional writing for businesses, government agencies and institutions in the electrical industry.

Her services include technical, promotional, and educational projects including but not limited to case studies, annual reports, e-newsletters, press releases, video scripts, white papers, magazine articles, infographics, and advertorials.

Current and previous clients include: Langford & Associates, Schneider Electric, PowerStream Inc., Rodan Energy, Midland PUC, Luminessence Inc., Lakeland Power, the CHEC Association, Rideau St. Lawrence Distribution, Alberta Power, Rogers/Beaubien Engineering and the University of Waterloo.

Work samples are included below although most work is ghostwritten and samples can be provided on request.


Manufacturer’s Representative Langford & Associate Inc.’s e-newsletter featuring industry news and product highlights. Published monthly since 2005


Case Studies:

Case studies normally highlight a product or installation that illustrates the capabilities and success of projects that have been completed by my clients. Since these are ghost-written samples can be provided upon request.

Articles and Infographics

Colleen develops articles and infographics for publication in newspapers, online, and through social media. For one example see Midland PUC.

Press Releases 

Press Releases are an important media channel for companies to distribute news of their achievements and accomplishments. Colleen regularly produces press release for a variety of clients. Press Release

Magazines articles:

Articles published in trade journals, for example IPPSO Facto with coverage of the political panel at the annual APPrO conference. APPrO