Work samples

Sean Kelly has written stories, created videos, podcasts & ads, and developed communications plans & re-branding strategies for non-profit organizations, charities, community groups & social enterprises.

An ad from Clean Foundation

An ad from Clean Foundation | Photo & copy by Sean Kelly

Part of an ad for Cuso | Photo by Sean Kelly

An ad for Cuso International | Photo & copy by Sean Kelly


Sean is the former Head of Communications for Cuso International, and past Manager of Communications & Marketing for the Clean Nova Scotia Foundation. He has worked for the Lester Pearson Institute for International Development, the Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia, and Unicef Nova Scotia.

He has also done freelance work with the Nova Scotia Nature Trust, the Atlantic Council for International Cooperation, the National Judicial Institute of Canada, the Ecology Acton Centre, Marine Renewables Canada and the Nova Scotia Tourism Agency.

His writing has been published in Outpost, New Internationalist, The Globe and Mail, Destinations, The Halifax Daily News, Saltscapes, and Verge. He has won a National Magazine Award, a Gabriel Award for documentary (for the radio doc A Piece of Paradise), and a Global Citizen Award from the UN 50th Anniversary Committee of Canada. His documentaries have been heard on CBC and National Public Radio in the United States.

Here are some samples of Sean’s content creation work:

 Web writing  Web videos  Issues writing TVad2 TV ad RadioDocRadio doc

You can read more of Sean’s writing, including travel writing and creative non-fiction, at