Associate Professor, Journalism
Andrea Hunter has worked for CBC Radio on national and regional shows for over a decade. She was a producer, on-air contributor, and fill-in host of The Roundup, a daily national arts and entertainment program on CBC Radio One. She has also been a producer, reporter, and host on morning and afternoon shows on CBC Radio One in Prince Rupert, Halifax, Vancouver, Victoria and Ottawa. She has contributed to Definitely Not the Opera, on CBC Radio One, The World at Six, and has been an associate producer on Studio Sparks, a national classical music program on CBC Radio Two. She began her career in private radio and television, working in Northern Manitoba and Northern BC.
Bachelor of Journalism, Carleton University
Master of Journalism, Carleton University
PhD, Sociology, Queen's University
Hunter, A. (2021). Crowdfunding and crowdsourcing in journalism. Routledge.
Hunter, A., O’Donnell, P., & Cohen, N. (forthcoming). Not ‘Just Another Job’: Journalism as Public Service. In T. Marjoribanks, L. Zion, P. O’Donnell, & M. Sherwood (Eds.), Journalists and Job Loss. Routledge.
Hunter, A. (2019). From the Women’s Pages to the Digital Ages: Women and Journalism in Canada. In L. Nichols (Ed.),Working Women in Canada: An Intersectional Approach (pp. 287-302). Toronto: Women’s Press, Canadian Scholars’ Press.
Hunter, A. (2018). “It’s like having a second full-time job”: Crowdfunding, journalism and labour.
In K. Rafter (Ed.) Entrepreneurial Journalism. Routledge.
Hunter, A. & Mosco, V. (2014). Virtual dystopia.In M. Grimshaw (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of virtuality (pp. 727-737). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Cohen, N., Hunter, A., & O’Donnell, P. (2019). Bearing the Burden of Corporate Restructuring: Job Loss and Precarious Employment in Canadian Journalism. Journalism Practice, 13(7), 817-833.
Hunter, A., & Di Bartolomeo, J. (2018) “We’re a movement”: Crowdfunding, journalism and feminism. Feminist Media Studies.
Price, S., Aston, M., Monaghan, J., Sim, S., Tomblin Murphy, G., Etowa, J., Pickles, M., Hunter, A., & Little, V. (2017). Maternal knowing and social networks: Understanding first time mothers' search for information and support through online and offline social networks. Qualitative Health Research.
Aston, M., Price, S., Monaghan, J.,Sim, M., Hunter, A., & Little, V. (2017). Navigating and negotiating information and support: Experiences of first time mothers. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 27(3-4),640-649.
Hunter, A. (2016). Monetizing the mommy: Mommy blogs and the audience commodity.
Information, Communication, & Society, 19(9), 1306-1320.
Hunter, A. (2016). “It’s like having a second full-time job”: Crowdfunding, journalism and labour.
Journalism Practice, 10(2), 217-232.
Hunter, A. (2015). Crowdfunding independent and freelance journalism: Negotiating journalistic norms of autonomy and objectivity. New Media & Society,17(2), 272-288.
Hunter, A. (2015). Lesbian mommy blogging in Canada: Documenting subtle homophobia in
Canadian society and building community online. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 19(2), 212-229.
Hunter, A. (2015). The digital humanities and democracy. Canadian Journal of Communication,
Hunter, A. (2014). Digital humanities as third culture. MedieKultur: Journal of Media and
Communication Research, 57, 18-33.
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