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Allan Thompson

Claude Adams

Izabel Barsive

Jill Bennett

Michelle Betz

Roger Bird

Debra Black

Marc Bourgault

Peter Bregg

Andy Clarke

Gil Courtemanche

Gary Dimmock

Lynn Farrell

Charles Gordon

Scott Hannant

Kanina Holmes

John Honderich

Margaret Jjuuko

Melissa Kent

Robert Lacroix

Sue Montgomery

Jennifer Moroz

Jean-Claude Picard

Lee Pitts

Shelley Robinson

Dina Salha

Sylvia Thomson

Lucy van Oldenbarneveld

Huguette Young

JHR Intern

Lauren Vopni

Exchange Students

Kayla Hounsell

Amanda Smith-Millar

Teachers

Allan Thompson
Allan Thompson is an Assistant Professor
at Carleton University's School of Journalism and Communication. He joined the faculty
at Carleton in 2003 after spending 17 years as a reporter with the Toronto Star, Canada's largest circulation daily newspaper.

Full BioAllan's Blog


Claude Adams
Claude Adams has worked in all media—television, print, radio and online—in Canada and overseas for nearly 40 years. Recently, he was a Visiting Professor in Broadcast Journalism at the University of British Columbia’s School of Journalism.

Full Bio Claude's Blog

 

Izabel Barsive
Izabel Barsive is a highly-acclaimed producer, director and visual artist with numerous videos to her credit and a well appreciated photographic work.

Full Bio Izabel's Blog

 

Jill Bennett
Jill Bennett has been working as a radio reporter and anchor in Vancouver since 1996 when she graduated from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.

Full Bio Jill's Blog

 

Michelle Betz
Michelle Betz is a journalist and media consultant now based in Accra, Ghana who joins the Rwanda Initiative with additional support from UNESCO. She was in Butare late last year to assist in the launch of Radio Salus at the National University of Rwanda.

Full Bio Michelle's Blog

 

Roger Bird
Roger Bird brings a lifetime of news reporting and editing, magazine editing, and journalism teaching to the Rwanda Initiative. In Carleton University’s journalism program he taught reporting, editing, history of journalism, history of ideas and feature writing.

Full Bio Roger's Blog

 

Debra Black
Debra Black has been a reporter at the Toronto Star since September, 1988. A graduate of Carleton's School of Journalism, Black has covered everything from breaking news to education to health issues at the newspaper as a general assignment reporter, education reporter and feature writer for the paper's Life section.

Full Bio Debra's Blog

 

Marc Bourgault
Marc Bourgault was born in 1947 and has lived in and around Montreal all of his life. A PhD in literature from Laval University, Marc has been at Radio-Canada since 1976, with two brief interruptions.

Full Bio Marc's Blog

 

Peter Bregg
Peter Bregg has been Chief Photographer for 16 years at Maclean's, Canada's weekly news magazine.He began his photojournalism career with Canadian Press in Ottawa in 1967 as copy boy.

Full Bio Peter's Blog

 

Andy Clarke
Andy Clarke is the Senior Coordinating Producer for Radio and Television News with the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) in Ottawa. While he's worked in both print and television, his first love is radio.

Full Bio Andy's Blog

 

Gil Courtemanche
Gil Courtemanche is a well-respected journalist specializing in international and third world politics and is a columnist with the Montreal daily newspaper Le Devoir. His novel, Un dimanche à la piscine à Kigali ( A Sunday at the pool in Kigali), spent more than a year on Quebec bestseller lists and was later made into a feature film.

Full Bio Gil's Blog

 

Gary Dimmock
Gary Dimmock is an investigative reporter with the Ottawa Citizen newspaper, where he has worked for 16 years. He has won several awards for enterprise reporting, including the inaugural National Newspaper Award for Explanatory Work, in 2002.

Full Bio Gary's Blog

 

Lynn Farrell
Lynn Farrell  is the Photo Editor at The Gazette newspaper in Montreal, Quebec.  Originally from Toronto, Lynn has spent the last 20 years photographing or  assigning and editing photos for four newspapers including The Financial Post, The Globe and Mail and the National Post.

Full Bio Lynn's Blog

 

Charles Gordon

Charles Gordon recently retired after more than 40 years in journalism in Canada. Best known as a humour columnist, Gordon has also been an editorial page editor, managing editor, city editor, feature writer and books editor in a career with the Brandon Sun in Manitoba the Ottawa Citizen.

Full Bio Charles' Blog

 

Scott Hannant
Scott Hannant is News Director of CTV Ottawa, a position he has held for 5 years. Prior to that, he was Executive Producer of the newsroom.

Full Bio Scott's Blog

 

Kanina Holmes
Kanina Holmes is an accomplished journalist who has worked in print, radio and television. She joined the faculty at Carleton University’s School of Journalism and Communication in 2003 and teaches television and print reporting.

Full Bio Kanina's Blog

 

John Honderich
John Honderich, former publisher and editor of the Toronto Star, began his newspaper career with the Ottawa Citizen (1973-76).  He joined The Toronto Star in 1976 as a reporter and eventually became chief of The Star's Ottawa Bureau and later chief of the Washington Bureau.

Full Bio John's Blog

 

Margaret Jjuuko
Margaret Jjuuko is an experienced Communication Specialist and Media Trainer with 23 years of working experience in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and South Africa.

Full Bio Margaret's Blog

 

Melissa Kent
Melissa Kent is an award-winning journalist who has worked for CBC Radio covering news and current affairs stories for a number of years.

Full Bio Melissa's Blog

 

Robert Lacroix
Robert Lacroix has been a media producer for 25 years with Carleton University’s Instructional Media Services department. A major part of his job is training third and fourth-year students in camera operation, video editing and producing newscasts and current affairs programs.

Full Bio Robert's Blog

 

Sue Montgomery
Sue Montgomery, a graduate of Carleton University's School of Journalism and Communication, has been a journalist for 20 years. She has worked at the Toronto Star, Canadian Press, Gemini News Service in London and is currently a reporter/columnist for the Montreal Gazette.

Full Bio Sue's Blog

 

Jennifer Moroz
Jennifer Moroz is a staff writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer, where she has covered everything from suburban life to regional transportation issues to major national and international stories.

Full Bio Jennifer's Blog

 

Jean-Claude Picard
Jean-Claude Picard est professeur agrégé de journalisme à l'Université Laval depuis l996. Il est également directeur du programme d'enseignement du journalisme depuis 2003.

Full Bio Jean-Claude's Blog

 

Lee Pitts
Lee Pitts is a radio and TV reporter with CBC in St. John's, Newfoundland. He's been there since 2004, but originally joined CBC as a summer student in 1999. He also works as a radio and television producer.

Full Bio Lee's Blog

 

Shelley Robinson
Shelley Robinson studied political science at Dalhousie University in Halifax, eventually running both the student newspaper, The Gazette, and the campus-community radio station, CKDU-FM.

Full Bio Shelley's Blog

 

Dina Salha
Dina Salha who holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from the School of Journalism and Communication at Carleton University and is writing her doctoral dissertation there, is no stranger to Mass Comm students, having taught 11 courses since 1999.

Full Bio Dina's Blog

 

Sylvia Thomson
Sylvia Thomson was born and raised in Montreal. She then went to Duke University (BA), University of Bordeaux and Carleton University (Master of Journalism).

Full Bio Sylvia's Blog

 

Lucy van Oldenbarneveld
Lucy van Oldenbarneveld is a veteran journalist with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation who is currently the Friday host and field reporter for Ottawa Morning, the capital's number one morning radio show on CBC Radio One 91.5.

Full Bio Lucy's Blog

 

Huguette Young
Huguette Young is a veteran journalist who has worked on Parliament Hill in Ottawa for a francophone news agency and more recently for Time Magazine, CBC, Radio-Canada and Télévision française de l'Ontario.

Full Bio Huguette's Blog

 

JHR Intern

Lauren Vopni
Lauren has a B.A. in Political Science and Art History from McGill University and a Photojournalism diploma from the Western Academy of Photography in Victoria, B.C.

Full Bio Lauren's Blog

 

Exchange Students

Kayla Hounsell
As a high school student in Gander, Newfoundland, Kayla Hounsell participated in a national award-winning media internship program through which she gained hands-on experience in broadcast journalism and was told she could make it a career. She moved to Ottawa in 2003 to attend Carleton University’s School of Journalism.

Full Bio Kayla's Blog

 

Amanda Smith-Millar
Amanda Smith-Millar is a third-year Carleton journalism student from Winchester, Ont. She was inspired to pursue journalism after watching Terri Hatcher’s gutsy, smart portrayal of reporter Lois Lane in the Superman TV series the Adventures of Lois and Clark.

Full Bio Amanda's Blog

 

 

 

   
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