Erin Byrnes

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Erin Byrnes

Erin Byrnes is a journalist, writer, and filmmaker from Montreal. She holds a DEC in International Relations, a B.A., Honours in Cultural Anthropology from Concordia University and a Masters of Journalism from Ryerson University. Her work is informed by her experience covering diverse stories as a foreign reporter for organizations such as AFP and Al Jazeera, directing a documentary in Eastern DRC during the M23 rebellion, and working in the humanitarian sector conducting human rights research, advocating for press freedoms and providing aid to people fleeing threats to their lives or living in exile. She is a winner of the 2020 Amnesty International Long Form Audio Award and the 2021 DOC Canada Breakthrough Award.

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