Willy Lowry is a Canadian journalist currently based in Arusha, Tanzania. He started his career in Beirut, Lebanon writing for the The Daily Star and online for NOW Lebanon. In 2009 he travelled to Palestine, where he worked with Canadian Filmmakers Elle Flanders and Tamira Sawatzky on Road Movie. The film chronicled the tensions between Israel and Palestine by showing the areas divided infrastructure. It premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. From 2011 to 2015 he worked as a radio and television journalist for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) in Montreal. He’s covered everything from provincial elections to the Lac Megantic train derailment, which killed 47 people. He’s appeared on CNN and BBC. As a video journalist, he shoots, writes and edits his own stories. His work in Tanzania has appeared in the New York Times, Fusion.net, the BBC and CBC.
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