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Claire Wählen

Ottawa, Ontario
Freelance Writer and Editor — Freelance

Writer, Editer, Web Designer | Feminist. Recovering journalist | DMs open.

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Biography

Claire covers national and digital security, privacy and cyber-pretty-much-anything from Canada's capital.

There she’s reported on top breaking news stories, including the Oct. 22 attacks at Parliament Hill, the subsequent pieces of anti-terror legislation and most recently the 2015 federal elec...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I did a one day job shadowing at a local radio station in the 9th grade, if that even counts.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, although never to file anything. It was just for fun.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

In person or by email. Least favorite is phone.