Cathryn Atkinson

Cathryn Atkinson is the former News and Features Editor for Her career spans more than 25 years in Canada and Britain, where she lived from 1988 to 2003.

Cathryn has won five awards for her journalism, including a national U.K. Press Award presented to Children’s Express News Agency, the youth journalism and literacy project she ran for two years in the mid-90s. She was a staff editor on the Comment and Analysis desk at The Guardian newspaper from 1999 to 2003.

She has written for The Guardian, The Observer, The New Statesman magazine, Agence France-Press, Elle magazine, The Irish Mirror, The Globe and Mail, CTV Online and many other media outlets. She has also taken photographs for Reuters, Rex Features, The Globe and Mail, The London Times, Time Magazine, The New York Times and the London Evening Standard.

Originally from Winnipeg, Cathryn holds a B.A. in English from The University of Winnipeg, post-graduate courses in journalism from City University, London, a post-graduate diploma in Photojournalism from The London College of Printing and Distributive Trades, and an M.A. in Theatre Arts (Playwriting) from Goldsmiths College, University of London.

Feb 8, 2011

Dr. Helen Caldicott barred from Port Hope

Cathryn Atkinson
The renowned anti-nuclear campaigner talks to rabble about being stopped from speaking at the epicentre of the Canadian nuclear industry, and what her worries are for the health of Port Hope citizens.
Dec 22, 2010

2010's best in rabble news stories

Cathryn Atkinson
Over the holidays we will continue to have new videos, podcasts, blogs and discussions on babble but our feature stories and book reviews will return in the New Year.
Nov 26, 2010
David Diamon of Headlines Theatre with a Vancouver audience devising Us and Them [The Inquiry]. Photo Tim Matheson.

Theatre for Living: Us and Them -- The Inquiry

Cathryn Atkinson
Vancouver's Headline Theatre Company's new two-year project, Us and Them -- The Inquiry, has audience members tell their stories of conflict, fear and desire and uses performance to explore issues.


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