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Alyssa McMurtry

Barcelona
Spain Correspondent, The Report Company and Freelance Writer — Freelance
Covers:  Spain, Catalonia, politics, travel, culture, history, international analysis

Canadian journalist covering Spain. Bargaining in good faith with destiny.

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Biography

Alyssa McMurtry is a Canadian journalist based in Madrid, Spain.
She is a regular contributor to the Anadolu Agency, reporting Spain's biggest stories to an international audience. Having lived in Madrid for six years, she has a strong understanding of Spanish politics, Catalan separatism, Spain...

What was your first job as a journalist?

When I was around 15 I would beg editors around town to let me do short "internships" around my hometown of Saskatoon.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I have, but not for decades.

How is social media changing news?

Politicians and police can get away with a lot less now, I say as I just covered the Catalan independence referendum.