MAGAZINE JOURNALISM by Allan Tong

  

Allan is a magazine writer, researcher and editor.  
He writes about film, music, environmental issues and business.  He has been published in Canada's top publications: Canadian Business, Exclaim!, Montage, MoneySense, POV and The Globe and Mail.   
Feel free to contact Allan to discuss an assignment.  
Samples:


An in-depth interview with Grammy-winning record producer (U2, Bob Dylan, Emmylous Harris) and musician, Daniel Lanois, for Exclaim! magazine in October 2007.  Allan is a regular film reviewer for Exclaim!, and recent reviews can be found at Exclaim.ca.  An easier-to-read version of this interview can be found here.


The opening of the Andy Warhol Museum in July 1991 in remote Ruthenia by the Slovak-Polish-Ukrainian border, as appeared in The Globe and Mail.

A profile of Chinese star, Gong Li, for the Asian-American women's magazine, Jade.



The pros and cons of geothermal home heating in MoneySense magazine, November 2008.


Profile of top Canadian businesswoman, Rita Tsang, in Canadian Business, October 28, 2002.


On the set of Bruce McDonald's film, Pontypool, for POV magazine, Fall 2008.

 My report on Francis Ford Coppola's sold-out conversation at TIFF 2011 was Filmmaker magazine's second most popular story of 2011 and was featured on the front page of IMDB for three days in a row.

A 2003 newsletter of the Toronto chapter of the North American Association of Asian Professionals.  As the Director of Communications, Allan wrote, edited and designed the newsletter using desktop publishing.



Allan performs research for Canada's top magazines including:



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