RCGS Ambassador: David McGuffin

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David McGuffin is a veteran broadcast journalist, podcast producer, and host of Canadian Geographic’s Explore Podcast. An RCGS Fellow since 2018, David is a former foreign correspondent with CBC, CTV and NPR. He has reported from over 50 countries, covering conflicts, Presidential elections, G7 Summits, soccer World Cups and more. In 2018 he led the RCGS “Return to the Peel” Arctic expedition, a canoe journey tracing his great-grandfather, Charles Camsell’s, 1905 mapping expedition of the pristine Peel Watershed in the Yukon and Northwest-Territories. In 2018 he moved back to Canada from Washington, DC with his wife, acupuncturist René McGuffin, and two children, and now happily lives in the Gatineau Hills of West Quebec.