Colum Wood oversees the content creation team at VerticalScope, including dozens of industry leading editorial portals as well as the Geared Content Studio, producing branded content for our clients. After having worked at VerticalScope in its magazine publishing days he re-joined the company in 2008 to launch AutoGuide.com. Since then he has taken on new challenges and new responsibilities, growing his career within the company. Colum began his journalism career in 1999 at the Ottawa Citizen newspaper and is an award-winning automotive journalist, having won two video journalism awards from the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). Colum holds a combined BA Honors in English and History as well as a BA in Philosophy, both from Carleton University.