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|Britney Dennison is the executive editor of the Global Reporting Centre (GRC), an award-winning journalism centre based at the University of British Columbia School’s of Journalism, Writing, and Media. She has been with the School of Journalism, Writing, and Media since 2014, and with GRC since its inception in 2016. Her work has won several awards including five Edward R. Murrow awards, an Online Journalism award, and a Canadian Association of Journalists award.
Her work has appeared in major media outlets, including NBC News, PBS NewsHour, Mother Jones, the PBS series FRONTLINE, the Toronto Star and more. Britney is also a sessional instructor for the Global Reporting Program at the School of Journalism, Writing, and Media at UBC where she has lead student fieldwork in a number of countries, including Cambodia, Peru, and Norway. Her work focuses on multi-media journalism, including video production, digital design, photography, and feature writing. Britney’s work also specializes in community-engaged reporting. She produced the award-winning video series, Turning Points, for PBS NewsHour, which piloted the Centre’s new approach to reporting called ‘empowerment journalism.’
Britney holds a Master of Journalism degree from UBC and a Bachelor of Arts in visual arts and English, language, and literature.
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