Our Journalists

Breaking a news story takes dedication, sometimes for years. It requires curiosity,
determination and a commitment to delivering the truth to a public who deserve
nothing less. Star journalists are held in the highest regard for their integrity, accuracy and relentless pursuit of news stories that need telling.


Oakland Ross

Oakland Ross is a feature writer for the Toronto Star. Heís the author of two other Star Dispatches eReads: Cuba Libre and Ace: How Tennis Star Milos Raonic Served His Way to the Top. The winner of two National Newspaper Awards, he has written four books, including a collection of short stories, a travel memoir and two novels, the second of which was published in April 2013 by HarperCollins Canada. Itís called The Empire of Yearning.