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Saleem Khan - . Toronto, ON, CA

Saleem Khan Saleem Khan

Toronto, ON, CANADA

Journalist and digital news pioneer. Better journalism through technology.



Saleem Khan is a digital news pioneer with a passion for the public interest. He leads investigative journalism project INVSTG8.NET, directs Innovate News and virtual-reality journalism resource JOVRNALISM, and manages media services practice Technovica. He is a Kiplinger Fellow for emergent media at Ohio State University.

Saleem launched, managed and reported for CBC's (Canadian Broadcasting Corp.) technology news service; was news and global technology editor at the world’s largest international newspaper Metro; and edited Toronto Star newspapers. His reporting includes the New York Times, Globe and Mail, National Post, and Fast Company.

Saleem led the Canadian Association of Journalists from its worst to best times as chairman and director for a decade through 2010.

He is an IRE (Investigative Reporters and Editors) and ONA (Online News Association) member.

Industry Expertise (3)

Writing and Editing

Social Media

Media - Online

Areas of Expertise (7)



Emergent Technology

Virtual Reality

Mobile and pervasive devices

Augmented Reality

Social & Digital Media

Education (5)

Ryerson University School of Journalism: Bachelor of Applied Arts in Journalism program, Journalism

News editor - The Eyeopener [Independent student newspaper], Founding vice-president - Journalism Course Union [Student group], Councillor - School of Journalism Departmental Council [Administration]

Aspen Institute: Executive leadership, organizational management 2009

Knight Mozilla News Lab: News technology design, prototyping and development 2011

African Media Institute: Disruptive news technology product design and management for emergent markets and developing countries 2012

Ohio State University: Kiplinger Fellow, Emergent and disruptive media 2015

Emergent platform journalism fellowship to explore and apply new digital technologies and tools to production, dissemination, and public engagement in journalism.

Affiliations (2)

  • IRE | Investigative Reporters and Editors
  • Knight Mozilla News Lab



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