Feature Interview: Live from Arctic Frontiers

(Igor Gedilaghine, AFP)
(Igor Gedilaghine, AFP)

Last week’s column focused on the Arctic Frontiers conference being held in Tromso, Norway.

Deutsche Welle journalist and blogger Irene Quaile was covering the conference and we were lucky enough to reach her in Tromso for a feature interview.

We talked about about everything from what the political leaders said to some of the lingering questions that remain about Arctic development.

You can listen to our conversation, here.

And if you missed some of the coverage last week, you can check out Irene’s blogs from the conference, here.

Write to Eilís Quinn at eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca

Eilís Quinn, Eye on the Arctic

Eilís Quinn, Eye on the Arctic

Eilís Quinn is a journalist and manages Radio Canada International’s Eye on the Arctic news cooperation project.

Eilís has reported from the Arctic regions of all eight circumpolar countries and has produced numerous documentary and multimedia series about climate change and the issues facing Indigenous peoples in the North.

Her investigative report "Death in the Arctic: A community grieves, a father fights for change," about the violent death of Robert Adams, a 19-year-old Inuk man from Arctic Quebec, received an honourable mention for excellence in reporting on violence and trauma at the 2019 Dart Awards in New York City.

Her multimedia project on the health challenges in the Canadian Arctic, "Bridging the Divide," was a finalist at the 2012 Webby Awards.

Eilís has worked for media organizations in Canada and the United States and as a TV host for the Discovery/BBC Worldwide series "Best in China."

Twitter: @Arctic_EQ

Email: eilis.quinn(at)cbc.ca

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