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Paul Webster,

Paul Webster

Finding creatively clear and interesting ways to tell complicated stories.

Favourite book
Selected Stories of Anton Chekhov

Six-word memoir
The secret of success? Being there.


Paul has reported from 30 countries for ARTE, BBC TV, CBC TV, Maclean’s, the Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star, The Lancet, the Canadian Medical Association Journal, Science, Nature, Report on Business Magazine, and many other publications. He has won a dozen or so of Canada’s major journalism awards and fellowships. At the University of Toronto, Paul teaches Canada’s only course in freelance science, medicine, and public health writing.

Deepest fear
Fear itself.