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David McKie

Contract Lecturer
Bachelor of Journalism, Carleton University
Master of Journalism, Carleton University
JN8103: Reporting and Data Methods (Fall 2023)

David McKie is an Ottawa-based, award-winning journalist who spent 26 years honing his skills at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as an investigative producer.

He is now the National Observer’s deputy managing editor.

David teaches at the schools of journalism at Carleton University, the University of King’s College, and Toronto Metropolitan University, and has co-authored three journalism textbooks and two user guides on freedom-of-information laws and privacy, respectively.

In addition to teaching, he is a data-journalism trainer who has conducted workshops for the Canadian Association of Journalists, the U.S.-based National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting, the Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, and the Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations. David also continues to offer data-journalism training at the CBC.

He has a Bachelor of Journalism degree and a Master of Journalism degree from Carleton.

You can find more information on his online cv.