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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 — 2,830 followers, 6,194 tweets

Nov 21, 2017

RT @Zoe_Flood: The sense of elation on the streets of Harare is profound. Everyone dancing, embracing, shouting "We are free! Free at last!"

Nov 21, 2017

RT @BBCBreaking: Extraordinary scenes on the streets of Harare following Mugabe's resignation as president of Zimbabwe…

Nov 19, 2017

RT @BBGAfrica: LATEST: Robert Mugabe ends TV address in Zimbabwe without resigning as president

Nov 19, 2017

RT @thomasdaigle: Mugabe ends speech by saying “I thank you and good night.” And then “it’s a long speech.” But no resignation.

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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.