Bob Hepburn

Columnist, Toronto Star

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Bob Hepburn is a columnist for the Toronto Star. He is an award-winning journalist who was the Star’s editorial page editor from 2002 to 2008. Before that, he was the Star’s national editor and its foreign editor. As a reporter, he served as the Star’s Jerusalem-based Middle East bureau chief for six years and as its Washington bureau chief for four years. Prior to moving to Washington, he spent six years in Ottawa for the Star, including four years as its parliamentary bureau chief. He has reported from some 40 countries and covered six Canadian prime ministers and two American presidents. He has also served on the board of directors of the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression organization.