Megan O’Toole is a veteran Canadian journalist with thousands of articles published by major media outlets worldwide. In addition to her work throughout North America, she has covered stories in Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Jordan, Israel, the Palestinian territories, Lebanon, Qatar, Oman, Cyprus, Morocco and the Syria-Turkey border region. She has reported from the front lines of the war against ISIS, chronicled the aftermath of the devastating 2014 Gaza conflict, and travelled to the shores of the Mediterranean to examine the migrant crisis unfolding there.
Primary themes of Megan’s work include international politics, legal systems, global conflicts and human rights. While based out of the Al Jazeera network’s Doha headquarters, she managed a team of reporters on the Middle East and North Africa desk, where she was in charge of planning, commissioning and editing content from 22 countries. For a decade prior, Megan worked as an editor and reporter in the Canadian newspaper industry, where her journalism helped to expose municipal corruption and to highlight flaws within the backlogged Ontario court system.
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