Rob Brown is 44, and has been writing every day for the last 30 years.
He is a full-time seven year managing editor who creates and produces each edition of the Dawson Creek Mirror, Northern Horizon, and Pipeline News North - and dawsoncreekmirror.ca
Prior to this Brown enjoyed a 17-year career as a news journalist and photographer across western Canada – picking up 25 or so awards for journalism, photography, layout/design and more. This includes news story of the year nods in both Alberta and Manitoba, a pair of photography of the year awards, and back-to-back special edition awards for his work.
He is also a daily poet, actor, producer, director, composer, and more – Rob has directed seven plays of his own, (including 'Revolver 101', 'Los Angeles 1983', 'PCP: Picketwire Community Park' as well as the 'Penny Cash Wedding' Colosseum, A Cold North Night,), and produced or directed another 20 plus productions of other people’s work for the stage since 2004.
He appears with his daughter and Dawson Creek Mirror photographer Blake in the 2020 Huey Lewis and the News music video ‘I am There for You’.
He has 300 million printed bylines to his name - is a 2005 Alberta Centennial Citizen of the Year award winner, 2017 Culture Ambassador for Northern BC, and is 2019’s only Bronze Quill award winner in British Columbia for 20 plus years in journalism.
He has written/directed/produced a full length motion picture - Sukunka - before the eyes of film festival judges around the world iin late 2022/23, and he has a talk/variety show filming now, and debuting on OptikTV in summer 2023.
Catch some of his other antics on video at the blue arrow at the top - on youtube.
There are few name drops in this biography.