Marsha McLeod is an investigative reporter and media producer hailing from Toronto, Canada. In May 2018, she graduated with Honors from the Columbia Journalism School, where she was a fellow at the Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism. Marsha is focused on reporting about health, criminal justice, and businesses.
Marsha has worked as a production assistant to the Canadian photojournalist Rita Leistner on The Tree Planters, a project documenting reforestation in northern British Columbia; co-hosted a podcast about environmental and social issues in Canada; and for five years, worked as a residential counsellor for teenagers with complex neurological disorders, teaching workshops on zine-making, podcasting, and filmmaking.
In 2015, Marsha graduated from the University of Toronto with a B.A. in Peace, Conflict, & Justice Studies and Visual Studies where she focused on international law, documentary ethics, and criminology. While a student, Marsha won First Place in the Shelly Peterson Student Art Exhibition for a short film about solitary confinement.
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