Barnett - Audio Typist - Vancouver, BC, Canada

Lynn Barnett

Vancouver, BC, Canada


Audio Typist


I type up to 100 wpm. I am relaxed when typing and enjoy it. I am hoping to find typing work from home.

Work History

Executive Assistant/Chef on sailing vessel Jolly Friends

V.W. Ruskin & Associates

March 2005 - June 2013

I worked offshore in capacity of First Mate. I ran the domestic affairs of the boat and acted as personal secretary to Dr. V.W. Ruskin. My secretarial duties included banking, accounting, typing, computer research and troubleshooting, financial management, travel arrangements and property management.

Owner of Trails End Pub/Restaurant

My partner ran the restaurant

April 2004 - March 2005

I co-owned a restaurant/bar. My partner ran the restaurant and I did the administrative work such as payroll, accounts payable and receivable, costing, purchasing. I used Quickbooks accounting software. The liquor license was in my name which means I am bondable.

On Air Technician


June 1990 - April 2004


I was a member of Nabet Local 700 and I worked on Canada AM and National and Local News. My job titles included Floor Manager, Teleprompter Operator, Close Captioner, Chyron Operator, Squeezeback Credits Typist. Originally I got the job because of my superior typing skills. I kept the job for 14 years due to my reliability and ability to learn and think quickly in stressful "on air" conditions.

Part-time Dicta Typist

Taxation Services Division

From February 1984

as secretary to various tax lawyers/C.A.'s. This is where I gained most of my office skills, which I have honed over the years. Duties included typing dictation and financial statements, answering phones, client liaison, appointment scheduling, expense accounting, travel arrangements, BF file, filing system maintenance, electronic records, copying and binding, working with other secretaries on projects, general office administration.

Part-time Dicta Typist

Minden, Gross, Grafstein & Greenstein, Attorneys at Law, Toronto

February 1984 - June 1990

I worked approx. 20 hours a week after business hours typing for litigation lawyers. I was also working full-time at Laventhol & Horwath.

Executive Assistant

Laventhol & Horwath, Chartered Accountants

June 1983 - June 1990




Working as an online typist for ViaVid Broadcasting. I am only a spare and don't get enough work. It is highly skilled dicta typing of quarterly earnings reports read over the telephone and transcribed by me.

Qualifications & Certifications

Cedarbrae Collegiate Institute

high school was business and computers

Langara College

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