Donald Charette

Having earned a BA in journalism and information from Université Laval, Donald Charette has developed a broad background in provincial and federal politics over the course of his career. As a journalist at La Presse canadienne, he was parliamentary correspondent at the Chamber of Commons in Ottawa from 1977 to 1989, then at the Québec National Assembly before becoming political, regional and translation bureau chief for Montreal and bureau chief for Quebec City. His rigour and sharp analyses of political and social issues make him a journalist whose opinions are highly solicited. From 1989 to 1999, he worked at Le Soleil, then at the Journal de Québec until 2011. Always in the thick of news reporting for these two dailies, Donald Charette has been successively political bureau chief at the National Assembly, president of the Parliamentary Press Gallery, news editor in charge of some one hundred journalists, news director and political bureau chief for Quebec City, Ottawa and the municipal sector. He is also in charge of a political blog for the Journal de Québec and Canoë and has an enviable position as political blogger for the reputed Huffington Post Québec. Donald Charette also writes for Magazine Prestige. A recent collaborator with RTCOMM, Donald Charette brings our clientele his political vision and exceptional knowledge of Quebec City’s municipal milieu.
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