Julian Sher is the Senior Producer of
CBC's the fifth
estate, Canada's premier investigative TV
An award-winning investigative journalist in TV, print,
radio and on the Web, he is a veteran TV
documentary writer and director as well as an
accomplished newsroom trainer and the
author of six widely-acclaimed books. He was an
investigative journalist for Canada's two leading
Toronto Star and the The
Globe and Mail.
His latest book is Somebody's
The Hidden Story of America's Prostituted Children and
The Battle to Save Them.
Publisher's Weekly called the book "a
thorough, deeply affecting study … [that] strikes a rare
balance between revealing trauma and hope."
His previous book, Caught
in the Web: Inside the Police Hunt to Rescue Children
from Online Predators has been hailed by
reviewers as "riveting" "eye-opening and "gripping." His
writings on child abuse have appeared on the front page of
Times, the cover of Maclean's
magazine and the OpEd page of USA
Julian wrote and directed a New York Times-CBC
TV investigation called "Nuclear
Jihad" which won the duPont-Columbia University Award,
the broadcast equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize, in 2006.
He created JournalismNet,
a comprehensive guide to mastering the web as an
investigative tool. He speaks at conferences around the
world and can be contacted
here for appearances.