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Gavin Adamson

Gavin Adamson

Undergraduate Program Director, Associate Professor
OfficeRCC 175
Phone416-979-5000 ext. 556402


Bachelor of Arts (English) University of Manitoba
Master's of Journalism, Carleton Universit


JRN 270: Producing the News (Fall 2022)
JRN 502/JN8403: Follow the Money: Business Journalism (Winter 2023)

Gavin reported at Winnipeg Free Press as a sports reporting intern during his first gig. He spent a couple of years in the Sun chain (now Postmedia) as a general assignment reporter. He spent many years producing business news for Bloomberg News and Transcontinental Media. He has several documentary credits on the CBC, Global TV and the former iChannel, including a piece about wait times in the Ontario health-care system.


  • News and mental illness
  • Audience engagement

Gavin was nominated for a Gemini Award for a one-hour documentary special on the former Prime Minister -- John Turner: In His Own Words on Global TV in 2008.

  • Online News Association
  • Canadian Association of Journalists

Selected Publications