Natalie Turvey

president Canadian Journalism Foundation

Natalie Turvey is President and Executive Director of The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF), a not-for-profit organization that fosters excellence in journalism through education, research, and one of the industry's most prestigious annual awards and fellowships program. During the last decade, Natalie has enhanced the reach and relevance of the CJF by introducing new journalism awards and fellowships and by expanding the foundation's monthly public speakers’ series - CJF J-Talks - across the country. Under Natalie’s leadership, the CJF developed a national news literacy program to bring greater media literacy to students and later expanded the program to voting-age citizens to help all Canadians understand the difference between fact-based journalism and misinformation the digital world.

In 2018, Natalie spearheaded the first ever World News Day, to create public awareness about the value of fact-based journalism in our society. Natalie serves on numerous industry advisory bodies and selection committees for journalism awards and fellowships.

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