|Alma mater||University of Western Ontario|
|Occupation||Radio journalist, television journalist, author|
|Spouse(s)||Linden MacIntyre (m. 2000)|
Carol Off is a Canadian television and radio journalist, associated with CBC Television and CBC Radio. She has been a host of CBC Radio's As It Happens since 2006. Previously a documentary reporter for The National, Off also hosted the political debate series counterSpin on CBC Newsworld.
Off has also written several books on the Canadian military, including The Lion, the Fox, and the Eagle (2000) and The Ghosts of Medak Pocket: the Story of Canada's Secret War (2005, ISBN 0-679-31294-3). In 2006, she released a book, Bitter Chocolate, about the corruption and human rights abuses associated with the cocoa industry. She claimed that French-Canadian journalist Guy-André Kieffer, who was kidnapped in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire in 2004, had been murdered for exposing Ivorian government corruption in connection with cocoa.
Off grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She got her start in journalism as a staff writer for The Gazette, the student newspaper at The University of Western Ontario. She graduated with a B.A. degree from Western in 1981.
Off married fellow CBC broadcaster Linden MacIntyre in 2000.
- CBC journalist Carol Off to host 'As It Happens'. CBC News, May 18, 2006.
- CBC journalist Carol Off wins broadcasting award. CBC News, July 31, 2008.
- "Chocolate a product of child slavery, says CBC broadcaster". Revolutionary Speaker Series, University of Alberta Student's Union. 2006-11-11. Retrieved 2007-08-25.
- Butler, Colin (November 23, 2000). "Grad returns with book - The Lion, the fox, the eagle and Carol Off". Western Gazette. Retrieved October 30, 2014.
- Dowling, Karmen (October 1, 2009). "Alumni Awards of Merit - 2009". Western News. Retrieved October 30, 2014.
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