Dr. Anthony Feinstein is a professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. His specialties include studying mental health trauma among journalists. Dr. Feinstein is the author of In Conflict (1998), Dangerous Lives: War and the Men and Women Who Report It (2003), Journalists Under Fire: the Psychological Hazards of Covering War (2006) and Battle Scarred (2011). His latest book isShooting War. In 2012, he produced a documentary, Under Fire based on his research of journalists in war zones. It was shortlisted for an Academy Award and won a 2012 Peabody Award. His series Shooting War (http://tgam.ca/ShootingWar) for the Globe and Mail Newspaper was shortlisted for a 2016 EPPY award.
Peter Akman is an investigative correspondent for CTV’s W5. Prior to joining W5, he served as Toronto bureau reporter for five years for CTV National News with Lisa Laflamme. Akman began his career as a video journalist for CTV in Timmins, Ont., then spent nearly eight years with CBC News, first as a reporter and back-up anchor stationed in Calgary, and later as reporter, VJ, and anchor for CBC Local and The National based in Montréal and Toronto. He reported from Libya during the fall of Muammar Gaddafi; from Egypt during the Tahrir Square revolution and the eventual fall of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak; and spent two months reporting from Afghanistan while embedded with Canadian Armed Forces in the aftermath of 9/11. @PeterAkman
Paul Hunter is a correspondent based in Washington, D.C. for CBC News. He is an award-winning multi-platform journalist producing news length reports and feature documentaries for more than 30 years in Canada, the U.S. and worldwide. He has covered the Trump and Obama Administrations, the Rio Olympics, the Boston bombing, the Newtown massacre, the earthquake in Haiti, the tsunami in Japan, the 2014 war in the Gaza Strip, Canada’s involvement in the war in Afghanistan and the BP oil spill. @paulhuntercbc
Ioanna Roumeliotis is an award-winning senior reporter with CBC national news. Roumeliotis began her career in Montreal’s local newsroom in 1995. In 2000, she moved to Toronto to become a reporter with The National and went on to report on major news stories including the 9/11 attacks and produced award-winning investigative series on cosmetic surgery and teen mental health. More recently Roumeliotis covered the Jian Ghomeshi sexual assault investigation as well as Canada’s #metoo movement and the Bruce McArthur serial murder investigation. Roumeliotis has also won acclaim for her reports on the business model for hiring disabled workers. @IoannaCBC