Toronto editor of Globe and Mail, Angela Murphy, and the investigative reporter Greg McArthur shared their experiences and challenges while covering the 4th largest metropolis of North America, Toronto. Greg McArthur has kindly agreed to fill in for Robyn Doolittle, who had to miss to event as she were given a last-minute out-of-town assignment by the Globe and Mail.
Covering Toronto as a journalist:
4th largest North American Metropolis
Angela Murphy Robyn Doolittle
October 7th, 2014 – 11:45am – 1:30pm
481 University ave, suite 711, Toronto, ON M5G 2E9
11:45am – Registration | 12:00pm – Lunch | 12:30pm – Speech & Q&A | 1:30pm – Closing
Angela Murphy has been the Toronto editor at the Globe and Mail since 2010. Prior to that she was an assistant news editor on the National desk, arriving at The Globe from the National Post in 2007. She was part of the team of journalists that launched the Post, and became the Front Page editor there in 2005. She spent her first decade in journalism as a reporter at the St. Catharines Standard. Angela has a Master of Arts, Journalism, from Western University, and a B.A. Honours from the University of Toronto in English and Political Science. She was co-editor of UofT’s campus paper, “the newspaper”.
Robyn Doolittle is the bestselling author of Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story and an investigative reporter with The Globe and Mail. She began her career at the Toronto Star, covering crime and then municipal politics. While on the city hall beat, Doolittle began investigating rumours of the mayor’s troubled personal life. In 2014, the Toronto Star was awarded the prestigious Michener Award for its investigation into Rob Ford’s substance abuse. A graduate of Ryerson University’s journalism school, Doolittle was named one of the program’s 12 notable alumni at its 60th anniversary in the fall of 2013. She has lived in Toronto since 2002.