McNish will be a Toronto-based correspondent. She will cover some of the country’s biggest companies and help The Journal expand the reach and ambition of its coverage of Canada.
McNish has worked in Canada and the United States for The Journal and The Globe and Mail. She previously worked for the Journal from 1984 to 1988 and has been with The Globe and Mail since then.
She is the winner of seven National Newspaper Awards and the author of three best selling books: “The Big Score: Robert Friedland and the Voisey’s Bay Hustle;” “Wrong Way: The Fall of Conrad Black,” the 2004 National Business Book Award winner co-authored with Sinclair Stewart; and “The Third Rail,” 2013 National Business Book winner, co-authored with Jim Leech.
She is also the co-author with fellow Globe and Mail reporter Sean Silcoff of “Losing the Signal; the Remarkable Rise and Spectacular Fall of BlackBerry,” which was named on the shortlist by the Financial Times and McKinsey & Co. for Business Book of the Year.
McNish is also an adjunct professor at Osgoode Hall Law School where she co-teaches a third year law seminar on shareholder rights and the media. She is a Carleton University graduate.