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Donald McArthur
Works at The Windsor Star
Attended Ryerson University
Lives in Windsor, Ontario
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Assistant Managing Editor, Digital at The Windsor Star. An award-winning editorial writer and reporter who plays golf, guitar and poker.
I'm an award-winning writer with superior editing skills and news judgment. I know WordPress intimately and am well-versed in social media and other tools like Photoshop and Final Cut. I have working knowledge of HTML, CSS and Javascript and am actively working to enhance my coding skills.
  • The Windsor Star
    Assistant Managing Editor, Digital, The Windsor Star, 2011 - present
    I am responsible for the digital news operation of The Windsor Star, including the website and various apps and social media accounts. I oversee the digital news team, including the photography department. I liaise with other departments like sales and marketing to produce digital content.
  • The Windsor Star
    Web Editor, 2009 - 2011
    I was responsible for updating the website and apps and for maintaining The Windsor Star's social media accounts. I shot and edited videos, took pictures, engaged with readers on social media, hosted live chats and co-anchored a daily online newscast. I was nominated for an Ontario Newspaper Award for my online coverage of the municipal election.
  • The Windsor Star
    Reporter and Editorial Writer, 2004 - 2009
    Write editorials for The Windsor Star and work as a general assignment reporter, covering beats including police and fire and city council. For my editorials, I won an Ontario Newspaper Award and was runner-up Journalist of The Year.
  • The Yukon News
    Reporter, 2002 - 2004
    Legislative reporter for a community newspaper.
  • The Windsor Star
    Reporter, 1999 - 2002
    General assignment reporter and photographer. Photos published in The Star, New York Times, The National Post and The Globe and Mail.
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Windsor, Ontario
A freedom-loving golf fiend.
I'm married with a beautiful daughter named Violet Sunshine. I work on the web and relentlessly work on my game on the golf course. I love playing guitar.
Bragging rights
I've broken 80 on the golf course and served a reporting stint in Afghanistan.
  • Ryerson University
    Journalism, 1997 - 1999
  • University of Western Ontario
    Political Science and History, 1990 - 1994
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