Colleen worked as a freelance journalist in Simcoe County for ten years with hundreds of articles published in newspapers, magazines and community guides.

Publications included: The Barrie Advance, Good Life in the City Magazine, The Innisfil Journal, PG Counsel Magazine, The Midland Mirror, Orillia Today, The Huronia Business Times, The Collingwood Connection and Sideroads Magazine.

Article and feature topics included but were not limited to politics, business and industry, finances, sports, community profiles, lifestyle, and advertorials.

Colleen personally provided photography (see samples) to accompany each piece when required.