Teresa Wright is a national Canadian journalist with more than 16 years experience covering local, regional and national news with a particular focus on politics and policy.
Most recently, Wright worked as a national online journalist for Global News covering health care. Prior to that, she worked for three years with the parliamentary bureau of The Canadian Press in Ottawa, where she covered Indigenous affairs, gender equity, immigration and party politics. Wright also previously taught journalism at Holland College in Prince Edward Island and worked for over a decade at The Guardian newspaper in P.E.I. as chief political reporter.
She has won two silver Atlantic Journalism Awards for her politics coverage in P.E.I., she was part of a team that won gold for breaking news in 2016 and, most recently, she won a silver 2023 award for her coverage of Hurricane Fiona's devastating aftermath in Atlantic Canada.
Wright specializes in digging into how government decisions and world events affect everyday Canadians and the lives of the most vulnerable.