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Tara McCarthy

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Tara McCarthy

Tara McCarthy

Award-winning Freelance Journalist
Topic: 
Cannabis Legalization & Potentially Disruptive Impacts on Employers - Regionally, Nationally and Internationally

Born and raised in Mississauga, Ont., Tara McCarthy realized early on that she had a desire to transform her passion for telling stories into a career goal. Her first step was gaining a Bachelor of Journalism degree with honours from Carleton University. The next step was moving to the Yukon to pursue a job as co-host of the morning show at CHON FM. These days Tara spends her time living in Whitehorse where she works as an award-winning freelance journalist. She's a regular fill-in host on CBC Yukon and columnist for CBC Syndication, as well as the former editor of Yukon, North of Ordinary. Tara is also a jury member for the Polaris Music Prize and judge for the Alberta Magazine Awards.