Jordan Yerman

Jordan has been writing and editing for the web for over half a decade, reaching millions of readers. He has also written long-form fiction and nonfiction. While attending UC San Diego for his degree in Political Science, Jordan picked up acting; he would later attend the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, living in the UK for four years before relocating to New York City. To get by, he has worked as a proofreader, model, technical consultant, HR trainer, sign-placer, sales director, crate stacker, bartender, photographer, real estate broker, and as an exhibit at the Bronx Museum. As an actor, Jordan has performed in the USA,  England,  Scotland,  Germany,  Belgium,  and Netherlands; from stage to indie screen to voiceover, including London's West End.

Jordan has been around the world 2 3/4 times. He was last seen as Editorial Director for Vancouver's own NowPublic. He currently lives in Vancouver and works in New Media. He loves skiing,  snowboarding, cycling,  running, and pub quizzes. 

The luxury cars of UBC: a tale of two Vancouvers

One beautiful campus, two very different universities.

HTML500 in Vancouver: the future of digital literacy

“A digitally literate and competent population is a game-changer for Canada.”

Las Vegas: Journey to excess

Dazzling displays. Terrifying clowns. Elvis tribute artists. Precious, precious real estate. We must be in Las Vegas.

Game of Thrones Season 5 preview: Everything you need to know about Dorne

Oberyn Martell's spectacularly violent death will have a huge impact on Game of Thrones Season 5.
VO team in the Dominion Building

Vancouver Observer's historic new home

From our new office, we find inspiration everywhere we look. The Dominion Building ushered in Vancouver's skyscraper age, and it's probably not as haunted as some may think.
Cat awaits adoption at BCSPCA

Should you buy a kitten for Christmas?

Christmas kittens: how to do it right.
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Adriane Carr leads Greens into Canadian history

Adriane Carr trounced rivals on election night.
Nick Black, Nik Badminton, Kharis O'Connell, Ryan Betts

Dark Futures conference: We've created a monster

They really are watching you, but it's not all doom and gloom.
Mike Tippett, Sally Ann Reiss, Nik Badminton

Vancouver a growing hub for technology companies

The last decade has seen Vancouver's tech sector go through explosive growth, maturing into what some CEOs are calling "The second coming of Silicon Valley..." But is it?