"Mark is a gifted storyteller who has tackled both highly technical and deeply personal articles for me over the years. I look forward to featuring his work again in the future."
- Joe Thompson, Editor
" I've had the pleasure of working with Mark for the past five years and would recommend him to my fellow editors looking for their next great contributor. In addition to always being on time, Mark manages to produce not just great copy, but constantly unearths interesting angles that elevate each article and hold the attention of readers. No topic is outside his wheelhouse."
- John Tenpenny, Editor
"Regardless of the topic, Mark gives each story his best effort. He has a keen eye for detail and ferreting out interesting information. I never have to worry about the quality story he’ll turn in. He respects deadlines and is always professional."
- Stephanie Ponder, International Editor
"I was introduced to Mark when Annex Business Media acquired Food in Canada and I was tapped to be its editor. During the hectic transition phase, it was great to have a dependable, quality writer like Mark. I was able to and still rely on Mark to help me bring to Food in Canada readers important happenings in the food and processing sector, especially from the Quebec market. He understands the needs of the magazine well, is able to follow instructions and has always met deadlines.”
- Nithya Caleb, Editor
"Many of us fancy ourselves as writers, but Mark is truly a professional writer. He can research most any topic and turn it into an engaging and polished story. What’s more, he can do it on budget and on deadline."
- Kevin Hursh, Canadian Agrologist, Agricultural Journalist, Farmer
"Mark provides camera-ready copy in a timely and professional manner. He’s an excellent journalist and writer, and a stand-up guy."
- Bryan Demchinsky, Former Features and Business Editor
"I have been using Mark as a freelance writer for more than 20 years. He is professional, easy to work with and his stories always arrive in great shape. His pieces have been nominated for, or won, several awards for us over the years."
- Léo Charbonneau, Former Editor
"Mark is a cheerful and proactive freelance writer. He has a good news sense and is keen to take the extra steps to ensure he finds a compelling story from his sources."
- Tim Wilbur, Managing Editor
"If I had to sum up Mark’s sometimes award-winning contributions to our national newspaper over the past 20 years in just two words, they would be quantity and quality. He’s a real pro – and fun to work with, too."
- Colin Leslie, Editor