Patrick Pittman


PATRICK PITTMAN is a magazine obsessive caught in the space between print obsession and digital addiction. He has spent his career poking, prodding, pushing, telling stories, and building communities across platforms. He was most recently the creative and editorial director of Toronto content agency Totem, where he headed-up Folio and CMA award-winning projects with some of North America’s largest brands. He continues to consult regularly for creative agencies on content and creative strategy, and has worked with the New York Times’ T Brand Studio, BBC StoryWorks, and Vice’s Virtue Worldwide. Long ago, he was the co-founder of Australian design and digital firm Papercut Media. He’s been editor of some iconic independent magazines — currently The Alpine Review, previously Dumbo Feather. He has been a correspondent for Monocle in Australia, the South Pacific, and Canada, and has worked with countless other magazines, online outlets, radio stations, and organizations around the world, from indies to the mainstream. His debut theatre work, Prompter, was staged in Melbourne in 2013.