About

Harry Albright is an editor, writer and translator (French to English). He also creates and designs websites.

He was a journalist at the Elmira, Ontario, Independent, when it won Canada’s most prestigious journalism prize, the Michener Award, in 1990. The small Ontario newspaper was honoured for its blanket coverage of a prolonged legal battle over contamination of the Elmira–St. Jacobs municipal water supply. The Independent was part of the North Waterloo Publishing group, and Harry worked also on various other group titles. He was production manager for the Elora Sentinel and Fergus Thistle, and news editor of the agricultural newspaper The Farmgate.

With his background in agricultural journalism, Harry moved to the UK in 1993 to become the press officer for the National Farmers Union in the East Midlands region, managing the regional response to the BSE Crisis that affected the UK in the mid-1990s.

In 1997, Harry became editor of The Friend, based in London, England and later Communications Director for FWCC, the worldwide consultative body for Quakers. He continues to serve as a consultant to various organisations.