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Laura McQuillan

Toronto, Ontario
Senior Writer, CBC News Network and Freelance Journalist — Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), Freelance

Kiwi journo. Writing yarns 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 — 7,699 followers, 55,377 tweets

There are not enough walls for this wall to wall coverage
RT @IncubatingA: @mcquillanator Don’t be like that. I was going to see if you wanted to be my atheist un-godmother
Someone has already created a "First Baby of NZ" Twitter account: @IncubatingA 🤦🏽‍♀️ Paddles' account was cute but this is a bit much
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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.