Sarah Cox

B.C. Investigative Reporter

Sarah Cox is an award-winning journalist and author based in Victoria, B.C. She has been covering energy and environmental politics for The Narwhal since 2016. In 2021, Sarah’s investigative reporting on the Site C dam won the World Press Freedom Prize and the Canadian Journalism Foundation’s Jackman Award for excellence in journalism. She shared a 2021 Gold Digital Publishing Award with her colleagues at The Narwhal for the series Carbon Cache and is also the recipient of two Western Magazine Awards. Sarah is the author of the 2018 book Breaching the Peace: The Site C Dam and a Valley’s Stand Against Big Hydro. The book won a B.C. Book Prize and was a finalist for the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing and the George Ryga Award for Social Awareness in Literature. Sarah has a MA in political science from York University, where she studied comparative politics and economic development. When she’s not writing for The Narwhal you can find her enjoying nature with a pack on her back or a paddle in her hands.

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