Nick Fillmore

Nick, an award-winning investigative reporter and a founder of the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ), was a news editor and senior producer with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for more than 25 years.

Early in his career, Nick was publisher/editor of The 4th Estate newspaper in Halifax, worked with Reuters in London, Canadian Press in Toronto, and was one of the editors of THIS magazine. Nick is also the author of Maritime Radical: The Life and Times of Roscoe Fillmore.

One of the founders of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE), Nick has been involved in helping press freedom organizations in developing countries for several years since leaving the CBC. He helped create the 100-member International Freedom of Expression eXchange (IFEX), the world network that campaigns for free expression.

Based in Toronto, Nick is a freelance journalist and activist and writes for his blog A Different Point of View. http://nickfillmore.blogspot.ca Comments on any of his articles welcome at [email protected]