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Claire Wählen

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Ottawa, Ontario
Freelance Reporter — Freelance

Freelance writer, editer, web designer | Learning code and graphic design, and sometimes streams videogames. | Feminist. DMs open.

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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...

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@Claire_Wahlen — 1,760 followers, 19,598 tweets

May 25, 2017

I live in the centre of #Ottawa and on a Thursday night at 9:12, I would have to walk 2km to get a case of beer. God damn puritanicals.

May 25, 2017

Got a 'no' this week, so I wrote a blog post to keep perspective and remind others wisdom in disappointment https://t.co/WBi4HmL6yQ https://t.co/4cdu3cNHir

May 25, 2017

RT @coslive: Charles Bradley successfully completes cancer treatment, announces triumphant return to the stage:…

May 25, 2017

No more Fallout until tomorrow, but on the bright side, I'm again wearing pants. Baby steps.

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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.