Career in Journalism

Carol is a principal of the Atlantic Canadian site,, a news and data site for regional startups. She is a former editor of Celtic Life International magazine, a lifestyle magazine that celebrates all things Celtic. But these are only the latest stops in a long career in journalism that has taken her to three continents.

Carol’s career in journalism ranges from interviewing Imelda Marcos to reporting on community news in England and covering one of Hong Kong’s biggest ever sex scandals. At the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong, she covered courts and education. Her writing has appeared in The Hong Kong Standard, The Eastern Express, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, The Telegraph, and The Chronicle-Herald.

In the 1990s, Carol ran Precocious Press with her husband, journalist and writer Peter Moreira, and published a series of children’s travel books on some of the world’s most exciting cities.

She won the 2011 Atlantic Journalism Award for Best Magazine Article for her feature in a Progress Media publication on Thinkers’ Lodge in Pugwash, N.S.

Publications: Tiny Travellers series, 1990s, Precocious Press;
Charged, Lorimer, 2008. ISBN 978-1552770061.
Magazines: Celtic Life Intl; Halifax; Progress; Saltscapes; Living Healthy in Atlantic Canada; AsiaBeat; Travel Trade Gazette (Asia)Newspapers: The South China Morning Post; The Hong Kong Standard; The Eastern Express; The Globe and Mail; The Toronto Star; The Telegraph; The Chronicle-Herald