Andy Shaw

Andy Shaw, andyshaw56@gmail.com, a journalist, is Canadian Press Chief at MEDICA, the world’s largest annual medical trade fair. He’s freelance writer for Canadian Healthcare Technology and other trade magazines. He’s been a globe-trotting sports reporter and broadcaster for CBC Radio, Broadcast News (radio), CBC-TV, CTV, TSN, UPI, Canadian Press, Maclean’s Magazine, the Globe and Mail, and other newspapers. He’s been a reporter at six Olympic Games, multiple world championships, summer and winter Paralympics, and the Stoke-Mandeville Games where disabled sport began. His experience includes Vice-President, Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association, Sports director/commentator for Ottawa radio stations CKPM, CBO, CKOY, weekend announcer CJOH-TV, and Vice-President, Travel Media Association of Canada.