Breakfast Speaker October 27, 2018

Angela Murphy is the  Foreign Editor at the Globe and Mail.

Mission statement (from my LinkedIn bio) : I am a believer in the power, and the ethical practice, of the vocation of Journalism and am focused on learning how to tell stories in new and even more compelling ways as technology changes. I am a leader and a coach at work and the proud parent of two young adults. I’m also teaching journalism at Humber/Guelph in its degree program.

I lead a group of nine correspondents world-wide, with bureaus in Beijing, New York City, Washington, San Jose, Johannesburg, London (2), Rome and Mexico City.

Past positions:

Special Projects Editor at the Globe from 2014 to 2017: Headed the Globe’s multi-year project on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, among others. The MMIW work won several awards in 2016 including the Canadian Hillman Prize, An Online Journalism Award (USA) two Gold medals from the Digital Publishing Awards (Canada) and two of reporters on the project were honoured with a National Newspaper Award and the Landsberg Award (CJF).

The Taken

The Trafficked

And numerous other stories about Unidentified Remains

and individual cases

Toronto Editor at The Globe from 2010-2014: Led the coverage of the mayoralty of Rob Ford, including the crack investigation as well as several conflict-of-interest investigations and spearheaded a digital-first project on one of Canada’s fastest growing and most diverse communities: Brampton.

Backdesk editor (night desk copy editing and assigning) at The Globe: 2007 to 2010.

Front Page Editor at The National Post: 2005-2007

Copy Editor at The National Post 1998-2007

Life and Entertainment Reporter and Copy Editor at The Standard in St. Catharines: 1989-1998.

Education: M.A. in Journalism from Western University, B.A. Honours in English and Political Science from U of T (Victoria College).