Michelle Ghoussoub is a multimedia journalist with experience reporting in Lebanon, Canada, and Chile.
A 2016 recipient of the CBC Joan Donaldson scholarship, she has worked as a reporter and producer in CBC newsrooms in Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, including stints with Power & Politics, national radio and the investigative unit.
As a fellow in UBC’s International Reporting Program, she travelled to Chile in February 2016 to produce two immersive investigative documentaries for VICE News. Her Master’s thesis covered the rise of dual citizen journalists jailed in the Middle East, with special focus on the case of former Al Jazeera English bureau chief Mohamed Fahmy. She has also worked as a production and research assistant with the Global Reporting Centre.
Michelle holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations and a Master’s degree in Journalism from the University of British Columbia. Her writing has been featured in the Daily Star Lebanon, Now Lebanon, Beirut.com, the Ubyssey, the Thunderbird, TV5 Monde International, CBC News, VICE News, and in the non-fiction book Positive Lebanon.