Jane Gerster

National Online Journalist — Features

Until recently, Jane Gerster was a health reporter for the Winnipeg Free Press. Her reporting has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, VICE, the Toronto Star, Daily Xtra and other outlets. She has an MFA in narrative nonfiction writing from Baltimore’s Goucher College and a Bachelor of Journalism degree from Carleton University. She won the Goff Penny award as one of Canada’s best young journalists in 2016 and was shortlisted for a 2017 EPPY in the community service category for reporting about assisted dying. She was a 2017 CAJ awards finalist in the ‘Daily Excellence’ category and a finalist for the 2018 Digital Publishing Awards in the “Best News Coverage” category. Jane was a 2018 Logan Nonfiction Fellow with the Carey Institute for Global Good.

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