Me

  • A native Torontonian. Yes, City of Toronto proper.
  • First language was Italian.
  • Delivered newspapers as a kid. The scariest job for a kid in Toronto.
  • Began deejaying at 12…with turntables
  • Worked in a drug store throughout teenage years.
  • Interned at a Toronto radio station during my teens.
  • Was a radio board operator, show producer, commercial producer and image producer.
  • Worked in a radio engineering department for years.
  • Produced broadcasts from Caribbean islands (Trinidad & Tobago, Grenada, St. Vincent & The Grenadines, Barbados).
  • Worked in I.T.
  • Taught high school students. Still licensed in Ontario to teach secondary school students.
  • Developed this website as an educational tool for my students. Assignments, rubrics and student work were all found here.
  • Was part of a film team that won best picture and best actor at the 2006 Toronto 48 Hour Film Challenge.
  • Was involved in the physical and technical construction of two radio stations.
  • Signed on three new start up radio stations.
  • Was part of the programming team at Virgin Radio Toronto.
  • Launched and programmed several music streams for Astral Radio Digital.
  • Learned to play tennis later in life with a former WTA coach.

Likes

  • My mom
  • Creating websites to learn about CMS’
  • Learning
  • Meaningful hard work
  • Competition
  • South American and African cichlids
  • Long urban cycling adventures
  • Tennis
  • Digital media
  • Behavioral economics
  • Cultural exchanges
  • Different perspectives
  • The power of you(th)
  • Espresso

Beliefs

  • If you’re reading this, you have lots to be thankful for.
  • Do the right thing.
  • You can make a difference!
  • Who am I to judge?
  • Each day presents a new opportunity to learn.
  • Ogni persona che incontri sta combattendo una battaglia di cui non sai niente. Sii gentile. Sempre.