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.


Jane Gerster

Jane Gerster has been a reporter with the Toronto Star since June 2013. For most of that time, she has worked in the city section, mostly covering breaking news and writing about health. Originally from Toronto, Gerster is a former Toronto Star High School Newspaper Award winner in the sports category and a graduate of Carleton Universityís undergraduate journalism and Spanish programs. She has worked for Global National in both Toronto and Ottawa, The Canadian Press in both Ottawa and Halifax, and at The Globe and Mail and the National Post. This is Gersterís first Star Dispatches ebook.