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Roger Bird

Roger Bird brings a lifetime of news reporting and editing, magazine editing, and journalism teaching to the Rwanda Initiative.

In Carleton University’s journalism program he taught reporting, editing, history of journalism, history of ideas and feature writing.

He has worked, among others, for the Ottawa Citizen, the Globe and Mail, the Montreal Gazette, CBC television news and is on the editorial advisory committee of Canadian Geographic magazine; he is also an elected fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society.

He is copy editor of Diplomat and International magazine and editor of Ottawa Outdoors magazine. He was project director and editor of “Canada and the World,” a poster map of the world co-published by Canadian Geographic and CIDA, Canada’s international development agency, in 2004.

Bird’s son lives in Boston where he teaches in university and his daughter is manager of a European tourism company based in Beaune, France. His wife Ann is a fabric artist.

He is an avid hiker, snowshoer and bird watcher.



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