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Jennifer McGuire

Editor in Chief

Jennifer McGuire has been General Manager and Editor in Chief of CBC News since May 2009. She came to journalism via a Bachelor of Science in Biology then a Graduate Diploma in Journalism. Her first media job was as an Associate Producer on the CBC Ottawa morning program. McGuire has led the creation of many influential shows, including The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti.

Recent Stories by this Author

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    Some of Canada's most prominent media executives went to Parliament Hill yesterday, arguing for legislation that would help journalists protect the identity of confidential sources.

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