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In this page talks about ( Avril Benoit ) It was sent to us on 26/07/2021 and was presented on 26/07/2021 and the last update on this page on 26/07/2021 Avril BenoÃ®t
is the executive director of Doctors Without Borders/MÃ©decins Sans FrontiÃ¨res in the United States (MSF-USA) (as of June 2019). Previously, Ms. BenoÃ®t served as Director of Communications and Fundraising with MÃ©decins Sans FrontiÃ¨res (MSF) / Doctors Without Borders at its operational centre based in Geneva, Switzerland. She is a Canadian former broadcaster best known for her radio programmes and documentaries on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. From 2006 to 2012, after two decades in journalism, she joined MSF in Canada as director of communications. She has worked as a humanitarian country director and project coordinator with MÃ©decins Sans FrontiÃ¨res, in Mauritania, South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo and South Africa.
BenoÃ®t's documentaries from Kenya, Burundi, India and Brazil aired on CBC Radio One's flagship show,
. Her hour-long television documentary
Slum Cities: a Shifting World
CBC News: Correspondent
on CBC Newsworld. In 2004-2005 she was a Southam Journalism Fellow at Massey College, University of Toronto. Her graduate research focussed on human rights, global governance and official development assistance.
From 1999 to 2004, BenoÃ®t hosted and produced
Here and Now
, CBC Radio One's newsmagazine weekday afternoons on CBLA-FM in Toronto."Benoit to host afternoon radio show".
, August 6, 1999. She co-hosted, with Michael Enright, CBC Radio One's former flagship show
from 1997 to 1999."CBC's This Morning rides rough waters".
, July 20, 1998. Before that she hosted an open-line show on CJAD in Montreal and was a political commentator. BenoÃ®t anchored numerous breaking news programmes and election night specials.
BenoÃ®t's journalistic career included stints as a reporter, writer and host with CBC-TV; a reporter with CBC Radio in Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City; and a news anchor with the Canadian Forces Network in Germany. Her print background includes covering the 1990 presidential elections in Haiti for
The Globe and Mail
, and editing
daily newspaper in Sherbrooke.
BenoÃ®t is a bilingual native of Ottawa, Ontario and Mont-Tremblant, Quebec.
She is the niece of former Ottawa Mayor Pierre Benoit.
MÃ©decins Sans FrontiÃ¨res / Doctors Without Borders Canada http://msf.ca/
Avril BenoÃ®t's article about refugees in South Sudan https://web.archive.org/web/20150915040424/http://www.msf.ca/en/article/dispatches-avril-beno%C3%AEt-view-south-sudans-other-refugee-crisis
Avril BenoÃ®t's article in Policy Options https://web.archive.org/web/20120501201620/http://www.irpp.org/po/archive/apr12/benoit_en.pdf
Avril BenoÃ®t's TV documentary entitled
Slum Cities: A Shifting World http://radio-canada.mediaspace.kaltura.com/media/Slum+Cities/1_3s5sx9gw
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