Scott Costen is a freelance journalist based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

His work has appeared in weekly and daily newspapers, including the Ottawa Citizen, London Free Press and Waterloo Region Record. Some of his recent bylines can be found here.

Scott graduated from Western University with a Master of Arts degree in journalism and has worked in a variety of media and communications roles. He was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces from 1999 to 2015 and completed a six-month deployment to Afghanistan in 2010.