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      Shauna McGinn is a journalist and writer with an interest in under-covered topics and a talent for capturing the human experience. Shauna has written about things like cybersecurity, the trials of Olympic hopefuls, and healthcare issues for people living with HIV/AIDS. She holds a Master of Journalism from Carleton University, where her work won her the Rachel Elizabeth Edwards award for promising reporters and the Peter Buckley scholarship for excellence in writing.

    An initial version of her master's research project on social workers and mental health was published in THIS magazine. Her work has also appeared in the Ottawa Citizen, the Daily XtraUniversity Affairs magazine and Where Calgary magazine. She is currently a writer and editor for Vital Signs, a publication for doctors in the Calgary area, and a fact-checker for Zoomer magazine. 

    Shauna holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Global Development from Queen's University. Next to writing, audio is her favourite form of storytelling.