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Laura McQuillan

Toronto, Ontario
Senior Writer and Producer, CBC News Network and Freelance Journalist — Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), Freelance
Covers:  Canada, news, business, technology, trade, politics, international affairs, real estate, breaking news, opinion

Kiwi journo. Proud cat mum. Writer and producer at @CBCNews. Hot takes are my own.

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Freelance digital, print and broadcast journalist in Toronto, Canada.

My background spans politics, general news, entertainment, sport and lifestyle reporting.

I'm passionate about beating the oppo to the story, crafting great video, and clever digital strategy.

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@mcquillanator — 7,695 followers, 55,441 tweets

RT @royarafei: Statement from Wylie Greer, 17, who chose to receive corporal punishment as consequence of the #walkout on Wednesda…
RT @NotedNZ: Even the government admits the hoops you have to jump through to get your pet into New Zealand is "quite an exercis…
stop 🍀 calling 🍀 it 🍀 St 🍀 Patties 🍔
@EricCrampton Not a Manitoba-only problem - Ontario still runs on a mix of faxes and lining up for 3+ hours to do things in person 😭
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What was your first job as a journalist?

News editor at Salient, the student magazine of Victoria University.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

MacKenzie McHale from The Newsroom

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Using your powers for good, cutting through spin and obfuscation to get to the truth, and sharing stories that make a difference.