About Malcolm Curtis

Malcolm Curtis is an accomplished all-round communications professional with wide-ranging experience in Canada, France and Switzerland as a writer, editor and reporter. Based near Geneva, Switzerland, he is experienced in writing clearly and concisely to tight deadlines with attention to detail, working with corporate clients to improve their messaging and providing accurate translations (French to English). Malcolm is conversant with a variety of PC and Mac computer software, including website (CMS) and layout programs. He can  translate complicated technical matters into winning prose for a general audience. Seeking an expert wordsmith, proficient at editing copy quickly and accurately? Look no further. Swiss, British and Canadian citizen with qualifications in Switzerland as an RP journalist. Accredited at the United Nations in Geneva, member of Impressum, Club suisse de la presse, Geneva Press Club, American International Club of Geneva.

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Malcolm is Editor of The Local Switzerland (www.TheLocal.ch).  The Local is the largest English-language news network in Europe, with more than four million readers every month. Providing an entertaining blend of daily news and features, The Local  also has sites in Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain and Sweden, as well as a European network of partner sites. In addition to editing and writing for The Local, Malcolm freelances for a variety of clients, including IMD, the Lausanne-based business management school, and the American International Club of Geneva.

He has worked as a writer and editor for the University of Geneva, The Global Journal, World Radio Switzerland, Edipresse, The Geneva Post, Times Colonist (Victoria, Canada) and Southam News. He has freelanced for Monocle, CBC Radio and a variety of publications, including Sail magazine in the U.S. Corporate clients include Baxter Healthcare and Renault.

His articles have been published online by swissinfo.ch, TheLocal.ch, TheLocal.fr, swisster.ch, EssentialGeneva.com (The Essential Edge), Property Investor Europe and by such Swiss newspapers as the Tribune de Genève and 24heures, by the Telegraph in the UK,  as well as by major daily newspapers in Canada, including The Toronto Star, Ottawa Citizen, National Post, Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald and Edmonton Journal.

Recent broadcasting work includes contributions to The Monocle Daily, BBC Scotland and the Corus radio network in Canada.

Malcolm has traveled widely across Europe, North America and Asia. A keen cyclist and bicycle tourist, he has pedaled the length and breadth of France from Brittany to the Mediterranean. Among other pursuits, he enjoys skiing, hiking and guitar playing.


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