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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. 

Reliving the Vancouver Folk Festival

Looks like Folk Fest was pretty awesome this year.
Bike helmet dispenser in Melbourne

How will the Vancouver bike share helmet system work?

Will these helmet machines work? Do you even care?

Bicycle battle at City Hall: Kits bike lane proposal debate

Seaside Greenway, York Bikeway debated at City Hall. We're covering it live, as well as providing background.

Bicycle battle at City Hall: Public bike share live blog

Vancouver bike share decision: A big day at City Hall.

Vancouver first western Canadian city to incorporate bike sharing into transit scheme

It's official: Vancouver will be the first western Canadian city to incorporate bike sharing into its transit scheme.

Cory Monteith candlelight vigil: Photos and video from Vancouver

Fans pay tribute to Cory Monteith in front of the hotel where he died.
Bike sharing in Vancouver

Vancouver bike sharing by the numbers: An infographic

Paris, New York, Barcelona, ... Vancouver.

Celebrity cremations: TV stars, rockers, and writers who opted for the urn

Plenty of celebrities opted for cremation. You may be surprised by who.

Cory Montieth: Cremation and final video to a fan

A private goodbye for Cory Montieth, and one last message for a fan.

Vancouver's public bike share: Here's how it'll work

Get ready to see this sort of bicycle in Vancouver.