Curriculum Vitae

Al Jazeera

Doha, Qatar
Deputy Editor, 2013-present
Manages the Middle East and North Africa desk for aljazeera.com.
Travels to countries throughout the region to cover major stories.

National Post

Toronto, ON
News Reporter, 2008-2013
Specialized in legal and political reporting, routinely breaking stories.
Served as deputy city editor, helping to manage a team of journalists.

Telegraph-Journal

Fredericton, NB
Legislative Reporter, 2008
Broke major stories about education, health and transportation.
Covered the daily workings of New Brunswick’s provincial legislature.

The Globe and Mail

Toronto, ON
Front-page Editor, 2005-2008
Edited copy, designed layout and shaped front-page story lineup.
Participated in a strategy to redesign Canada’s national newspaper.

The London Free Press

London, ON
City Reporter, 2004-2005
Reported on crime, politics and business on a general assignment basis.
Generated a weekly column about events in London’s arts community.

Additional qualifications

Hostile environment and first aid training
World Press Photo digital photography training
Computer Assisted Reporting (CAR) training
Intermediate French and beginner Arabic skills

Education

Honours BA in English and Media Studies, University of Western Ontario
Editor-in-Chief of The Gazette, UWO’s daily student newspaper