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.


Tess Kalinowski

Tess Kalinowski has been reporting on transit and transportation for the Toronto Star since 2007. She joined the Star in 2000, working as an assignment editor and education reporter before taking on the transportation beat. Previously, Kalinowski was the assistant managing editor of the London Free Press. Most days she commutes by GO train from the Mississauga home she shares with her teen-aged daughter, Olivia.