Biography: Kathleen Martens

kathleen-fullKathleen is a seasoned and multi-talented investigative journalist with more than 20 years of experience writing, editing, shooting and posting award-winning content. She is a newly acquired contributor to BanklessTimes.

She is Senior Researcher/Writer for APTN Investigates, when she’s day-jobbing.

Kathleen started her career as a reporter at the weekly Russell Banner and quickly moved up to the daily Brandon Sun. She earned a number of editorial citations there, including a Manitoba Human Rights Journalism Award. Then it was on to the Winnipeg Sun where she became a city editor. Kathleen spent the last few years with CBC Radio as a reporter, associate producer and assignment editor. More recently she was an assignment producer with CBC TV in Winnipeg.