Brent Holmes

Arts and politics data reporter


Brent Holmes

A journalist, editor and social media expert experienced in the development and execution of strategies to identify and reach specific audiences.


Window air conditioner ban frustrates family

An air-conditioning ban at Cornwall and Area Housing Corp. had consequences for some residents.
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Life of a re-enactor hot, hot, hot

A feature story I pitched investigating what being a War of 1812 re-enactor entails.
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Deceased woman's home robbed in Long Sault

I interviewed a family about the burglary of their mother's house after she passed the night before. Every journalist will have to do a story like this.
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Brent Holmes

I am a data reporter, copy editor, and social media manager, who graduated from UBC's Masters of Journalism program.

I've worked as a reporter for The Globe and Mail, The Standard Freeholder, Discourse Media, The Tyee and The Western Gazette. I've also developed and executed social media strategies for The Georgia Straight, CiTR 101.9 FM and Discorder Magazine.

You can follow me on Twitter @BrentHolmes240 and email me at



  • Reporting
  • Film Criticism
  • Writing
  • Copy Editing
  • Photography
  • Social Media
  • Researching
  • Leadership
  • Arts Writing
  • Fact Checking
  • Data Visualization
  • Social Media Analytics
  • 360 Video