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Tony Keller is a columnist with The Globe and Mail.

He joined The Globe in 1991 as an editorial writer; over a career of more than 30 years he has also served as editor of The Financial Post Magazine, managing editor of Maclean’s and a TV news anchor on BNN (now BNN-Bloomberg). He returned to The Globe in 2013 to become the paper's editorials editor and remained in that position until 2022.

Originally from Montreal, he’s a graduate of Duke University and Yale Law School and has also been a visiting fellow at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and the Wilson Center in Washington D.C. He’s been nominated three times for the National Newspaper Award for editorial writing, winning in 2016.

Why did you become a journalist?

I had planned on becoming a historian. Then The Globe offered me a job, and I took a long, happy and life-long detour into journalism.


Years in Journalism


Years at The Globe and Mail


Bachelor of Arts, History and Poliitcal Science, Duke University

Master of Studies in Law, Yale University

Honours & Awards

National Newspaper Awards. 3 nominations, 1 win

Languages spoken

English, French

Tony Keller abides by The Globe and Mail Editorial Code of Conduct

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