Barbara Turnbull on Muck Rack

Barbara Turnbull

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Toronto
Life Reporter — Toronto Star
Covers:  organ and tissue transplant, unique lives & experiences lecture series, accessibility, general life stories, health, profiles, disability
Doesn't Cover: politics, sports

Toronto Star reporter in Life section. muckrack.com/barbturnbull

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Biography

Barbara attended Arizona State University, graduating in 1990 with a B.A. in Journalism, magna cum laude and as Valedictorian. Barbara then joined the staff of The Toronto Star as general assignment reporter. Today she writes for the Life section, where, in addition to writing news stories and ...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I was fortunate to begin my career at Canada's largest daily. I hope to be there till the end.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, but not in journalism. Grade 9 typing: "Birds, butterflies and moths, all fly in the air."

How is social media changing news?

It's made it far more immediate.