Writer and Publisher

Orland French, a history of:

President and CEO

Wallbridge House Publishing

  1998 Present (14 years) Belleville Ontario

Wallbridge House Publishing specializes in the creation of local history books.

  1991 2012 (21 years) Belleville, Ontario

I wrote magazine and newspaper articles, books and newspaper columns in addition to publishing and teaching.

  2009 2011 (2 years) Belleville, Ontario

I wrote and produced the biography of Maurice Rollins, entrepreneur, housing developer and creator of the Journey's End motel chain.

2001 2011 (10 years) Ontario

I was a sales agent for the History Book division of Friesens Corp. of Manitoba. My territory was Ontario and I assisted in the creation and publication of local and personal history books. I acted as consultant through the entire development of the book from organization to publication.

1998 1999 (1 year) University of Regina

I was the Visiting Professor of Journalism at the University of Regina in 1998-99.

1991 1998 (7 years) Belleville, Ontario

I taught in the print and photo journalism programs at Loyalist College, Belleville, Ontario.

1982 1991 (9 years) Toronto

Daily Ontario provincial affairs columnist based at Queen's Park, Toronto

Reporter, Desk editor, Parliamentary Reporter, Editorial Writer

1968-1982 (14 years) Ottawa Citizen


1965-1968 (3 years) Kingston Whig-Standard

Ryerson Polytechnical Institute (Ryerson University)

1965, graduated in journalism