Kathleen Eccles

A lifelong love of writing has led Kathleen Eccles into jobs as a radio copywriter, public relations executive, editor, magazine writer, and now principal of her own freelance writing business. She has operated On Cue Communications since 1998, writing for an array of corporate clients, industry magazines and, since 2005, the travel media website of Destination Canada. On Cue Communications is based in Nanaimo, British Columbia.

Eccles previously held positions as director of public relations at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver and as manager of Editorial & Design Services at WorkSafeBC, where she and the writing/design group were recognized with a number of awards for creative excellence. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Creative Writing from Vancouver Island University (VIU), and a Communications/Media Certificate from Thompson Rivers University.

As a volunteer, she spent three years handling publicity as a board member of the Yellow Point Drama Group and now sits as a community representative on the Pacific Region Animal Care Committee (PRACC) for Fisheries and Oceans Canada