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Lauren O'Neil

Verified
Toronto
Freelance Journalist and Producer — Freelance
Covers:  technology, science, weird news, internet culture, social media, memes, television, fashion, future, ideas, weird science, pop culture, gadgets, viral news, animals, arts & entertainment
Doesn't Cover: local events, pr campaigns, corporate-funded studies

Journalist, TV head, OG internet girl. Google it. I like gadgets, rap, fashion and cats ūüĆô My tweets are all your mom's. [laurenoneil@gmail.com]

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Biography

Lauren O’Neil is best known as the host of CBC News Live Online, Canada's first and only national webcam-based current affairs call-in show.

As a member of the CBC's Community and Social Media team, Lauren has her finger glued to the pulse of the web and thrives on knowing what's buzzing at any...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a Radio Room reporter at The Toronto Star -- the police scanner beat, pretty much.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Never! Though I've considered getting one of those fancy iPad typewriter mods...

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

April O'Neil.

Awards

Canadian Online Publishing Awards

2013 - Social Media
Best Use of Social Media, Human Library Live Online