Josh O’Kane covers technology and innovation for The Globe and Mail's Report on Business. He will be based in Berlin reporting a special project until October 2019. Since joining The Globe in 2011, he has told stories from New Brunswick to Nairobi. In his spare time, he writes about music and the business behind it.
His narrative writing has been highlighted by Harvard’s Nieman Storyboard and Great Canadian Longform, and he has twice been part of Globe reporting teams that won SABEW Best in Business Canada awards for breaking news. His 2016 book, Nowhere With You, examines the music and career of Joel Plaskett through the lens of leaving and staying in Canada's Maritime provinces. It is a national bestseller.
Years in Journalism13
Years at The Globe and Mail8
Ryerson University, Master of Journalism
University of New Brunswick, Bachelor of Science, Chemistry
University of New Brunswick, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
Canadian Securities Course