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David McKie

Adjunct Professor


David McKie is an Ottawa-based, award-winning journalist who spent 26 years honing his skills at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as an investigative producer.

He is now the National Observer’s deputy managing editor.

David teaches at the schools of journalism at Carleton University, the University of King’s College, and Ryerson University, and has co-authored three journalism textbooks and two user guides on freedom-of-information laws and privacy, respectively.

In addition to his teaching, he is a data-journalism trainer who has conducted workshops for the Canadian Association of Journalists, the U.S.-based National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting, the Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, and the Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations. He also continues to offer data-journalism training to the CBC.

David has a Bachelor of Journalism degree and a Master of Journalism degree from Carleton University.

You can find more information about him on his online cv.