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Shawn McCarthy



    Shawn McCarthy is the global energy reporter for The Globe and Mail, working in the paper’s Ottawa bureau for the Report on Business.

    Prior to taking on the energy beat for the Globe and Mail in 2006, Mr. McCarthy served as The Globe’s New York correspondent for three years. He also did a stint as The Globe’s parliamentary bureau chief, and covered government finance and economic policy for The Globe and Mail and Toronto Star in Ottawa.

    He currently serves as president of the Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom, a volunteer group dedicated to highlighting issues of press freedom at home and abroad.

    A native of Philadelphia, he is a graduate of the University of Alberta (English Honours) and has a Masters degree in journalism from Carleton.