Joan Baxter

Author photo: Wes Baxter

Author photo: Wes Baxter

Joan Baxter is a Canadian journalist, award-winning author and anthropologist. In 2002, she was one of the first journalists to gain entry to the rebel-held Côte d'Ivoire to report on the civil war. She reported for many years for the BBC World Service, the Associated Press, and has contributed various features to a variety of CBC programs.