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Sean Kelly is a writer, editor, communications consultant and documentary producer living in Prospect, Nova Scotia.

His articles have been published in Saltscapes, Outpost, New Internationalist, The Halifax Daily News, and The Globe and Mail. For eight years Sean edited the Sustainable Times, a Canadian magazine on environment and global development issues, and he edited the book Possible Worlds: A Reader on International Development. He won a Canadian National Magazine Award in 2006.

Sean directed Cachet & Catsup: A Quick but Tasty History of the North American Diner, which was broadcast on CBC television and screened at film festivals throughout North America. He has been a story consultant for shows broadcast on CBC, Vision, Global and CTV. He was a story advisor on Breakaway: A Tale of Two Survivors, a film that won the 2001 Gemini for Best Social Documentary.

He has also produced radio documentaries that aired on CBC, Canadian community radio, and National Public Radio in the U.S.
A Piece of Paradise: Land and Life in Vanuatu won a prestigious Gabriel Award in 2007.

Sean Kelly drinking kava in the jungles of Vanuatu, South Pacific

As a public educator and communications strategist, Sean has worked and volunteered with many organizations including CUSO, Oxfam, Unicef, the Lester Pearson Institute, VSO, and the Canadian Environmental Network. He has won a CIDA International Development Education Award and received a Global Citizen's Award from the United Nations 50th Anniversary Committee of Canada.

Sean holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in international development and theatre from Dalhousie University, and a Diploma in adult education from St. Francis Xavier University. His professional development training includes documentary filmmaking, strategic communications, social marketing, publishing, and organizational branding.