Rushanthi Kesunathan is a journalist whose work has appeared in a variety of publications, including The Globe & Mail, the Toronto Star, Beach Metro Community News, and the St. Paul Journal. Her work encompasses everything from features to in-depth reporting.

Her work on serial killer Bruce McArthur and Toronto’s LGBTQ community won first place at the 2018 Better Newspaper Competition.

Rushanthi is a graduate of the journalism program at Centennial College in East York, Ont. She was formerly an intern at the Beach Metro Community News and currently a community news reporter at the St. Paul Journal in St. Paul, Alta.

In her spare time, she listens to podcasts, dances like no one’s watching, and enjoys long drives and walks that lead nowhere.