Tali Folkins, a reporter with extensive experience in print journalism, joined the Anglican Journal as a staff writer on September 9.
Folkins has worked as a staff reporter for the Law Times and the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal. His writing credits include work in such publications as The Globe and Mail and The United Church Observer.
He has also worked for Atlantic Progress (now Progress Magazine) and U of T Magazine, and as communications manager for the Royal Bank of Canada.
“The Anglican Journal is an important witness to the work of the Spirit in Canada,” he said. “I would love to put my skills and enthusiasm to work, giving its readers food for reflection and inspiration.”
Folkins said he was excited about working for the Journal because of the chance to “focus my writing career on spiritual issues.”
In addition to his experience as a reporter and feature writer, Folkins has a strong background in academia-in particular, medieval philosophy and the work of Italian renaissance poet Dante Alighieri-and is a fluent French speaker.
He holds a BA in classics and a bachelor of journalism from the University of King’s College in Halifax, and an MA in classics from Dalhousie University.