About Cynthia

Cynthia Mulligan is an accomplished journalist who has worked in Toronto for more than 25 years. She has mastered many skills, including shooting, writing, reporting and anchoring. Her most recent awards include an RTDNA for her coverage of the 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris. Cynthia was there alone, shooting intimate interviews on her iPhone, exploring how people were coping with the aftermath and captured their fear as a stampede suddenly broke out at a vigil for victims. She also won an RTDNA in 2017 for her series on Transgender Surgery in Bangkok. Cynthia shot, wrote and produced the story of Danica Rain, a transgender woman who became the first person in Ontario to travel to Thailand for gender confirmation surgery and have it covered by the government. Cynthia has also been published in Maclean's Magazine, Canada's only national news magazine. Cynthia received an Edward R Murrow award for her series on Kicking Cancer, a first-person account of what it is like to suddenly be diagnosed with cancer and the lengthy emotional process of treatment. Cynthia's current focus is politics, with an emphasis on investigative journalism. She is also a public speaker for a number of charities, including the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and the Run for the Cure.

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