Kitimat, BC, Canada
Robin Rowland is a professional independent visual journalist and author, based in Kitimat, BC Canada.
Since March 2010, as a freelancer, Robin has worked for the Canadian Press, Reuters, The Globe and Mail, the National Post and The Toronto Star. He has shot video for Global News and shot video and reported online, on radio and television for CBC News. His visual work includes photojournalism, commercial photography, portraiture, nature, and wilderness photography
He edits and publishes the Northwest Coast Energy News website.
His latest nonfiction book is A River Kwai Story The Sonkrai Tribunal, published by Allan & Unwin in 2008. He is author of four previous books, including the first book on how to do research on the Internet in 1995, a follow-up The Creative Guide to Research in 2000 and two investigative books on prohibition in Canada, King of the Mob and Undercover.
Until March 2010, he worked for the CBC News as a Photo Editor and a producer for the news website CBCnews.ca.
From April 1998 until April 2007, he worked as a producer of “The National” website. Before he joined the National, he was a writer/producer with CBC.ca’s predecessor CBC Newsworld Online, the CBC’s headline news service on the Internet. From 1994 to 1996, he was a lineup editor for CBC Newsworld News hourlies on the weekends and wrote for other CBC News shows.
2005 - New York Festivals Interactive Media Finalist, 2003 - ONA, Service Journalism, Affiliated, Winner
- Audio capture
- Audio editing
- Breaking news
- Video capture