Kerry Gold is a Vancouver-based journalist who writes a popular real estate column for Canada’s national newspaper, The Globe and Mail. She writes extensively on urban issues, such as housing affordability, heritage preservation, and city growth and transformation. Prior to her seven-plus years writing for the Globe, she spent 11 years as the music critic for the Vancouver Sun. As music critic, she was a regular judge for the Junos and Polaris Prize, and frequently shared her opinions on CBC Radio. The New York Times featured her in a profile of Vancouver, in which they called her “the city’s unofficial night owl.”
Her work also led her to ghost writing Michael Bublé’s bestselling 2011 memoir, Onstage Offstage, for Random House UK. In recent years, she also wrote Canadian bestselling cookbooks for Figure 1 Publishing, David Robertson’s The Dirty Apron Cook Book and The White Spot Cookbook.
As a freelance writer, Kerry has written for Vancouver Magazine, B.C. Business, MSN, Toronto Star, L.A. Weekly, Best Health, Fashion, Zoomer Magazine, Variety, and numerous other publications. She is contributing editor for Vancouver Magazine.