Political reporter, focused on national and digital security, privacy, cyber stuff.
Claire covers national and digital security, privacy and cyber-pretty-much-anything, most recently for iPolitics.ca, an online publication focused on politics and policy in Canada’s capital.
She’s reported on top breaking news stories, including the Oct. 22 attacks at Parliament Hill, the subsequent pieces of anti-terror legislation and most recently the 2015 federal election. She’s written on stories involving Canada’s policies on torture, surveillance, refugee security, and cyber defence.
Claire was nominated as part of a group for the 2014 CAJ Marketwired Data Journalism Award for her work on an investigative reporting project, Burned.
Claire graduated from the University of King’s College with double honour in journalism and political science, having specialized in contemporary politics and digital media. She hopes to someday write a book.
Claire’s writing has been featured in iPolitics, Vice, the Tyee, the Chronicle Herald, Telegraph Journal and several campus papers.
She is currently seeking full time employment and freelance opportunities.
Follow her on Twitter @Claire_Wahlen.