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Carolyn Thompson

Nairobi, Kenya
Data Journalist and Freelance Reporter and Photographer — Freelance
Covers:  Economy, social issues, migration, human rights, politics

Canadian reporter. Data journo. Media trainer. Based in Kenya. EN/FR

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Carolyn is an award-winning Canadian journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya. Her work has appeared on CBC, France 24, I24, News Deeply, in Postmedia newspapers, the Telegraph-Journal and various magazines.

Carolyn reports primarily on human rights abuses, conflict, refugees, politics, economic issues...

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@CaroEThompson — 2,750 followers, 6,151 tweets

Sep 21, 2017

RT @IEBCKenya: Fresh Presidential Election will now be held on Thursday, 26th October, 2017

Sep 04, 2017

RT @IEBCKenya: The fresh presidential election is officially scheduled for 17th October 2017. Read here for more. #ElectionsKE2017

Sep 01, 2017

RT @BBCAfrica: Kenya Supreme Court renders presidential election result "invalid, null and void" and orders a fresh vote…

Sep 01, 2017

RT @BBCAfrica: Kenya's chief justice says electoral commission did not conduct the election in accordance with the law.…

Aug 27, 2017

RT @FCAEA: We are deeply saddened by the death of journalist Christopher Allen who was killed while reporting in South Sudan: 

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Online News Association

2015 - MJ Bear Fellowship - Honourable Mention
The MJ Bear Fellowships identify and celebrate early-career digital journalists, working independently or for a company or organization, who have demonstrated — through professional experimentation, research or other projects — that they deserve support for their efforts and/or vision.

Ontario Newspaper Awards

2015 - Online Multimedia Special Project
Award won for a four-part series Windsor Gone on youth flight from the city with the highest unemployment in Canada.