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Laura McQuillan

Toronto, Ontario
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  Breaking news, politics and international affairs, with a focus on New Zealand, Australia, Canada and Brazil.

Senior digital journalist in Canada. Expat Kiwi, news nerd, proud cat mom. Ex @NZStuff @NewstalkZB @RadioLIVENZ -

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Kiwi/Australian freelance multimedia journalist living in Vancouver, Canada.

My background spans politics, general news, entertainment, sport and lifestyle reporting for print, agencies, radio, TV and digital media.

I'm passionate about telling interesting stories, engaging audiences, and using d...

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.