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Jacob McArthur

Jacob McArthur is a producer for The Canberra Times. As part of the production team, he helps the people of Canberra and beyond get the stories they need, when they need them across platforms, while helping to maintain a high editorial standard. Before moving to Canberra in 2020, he joined Australian Community Media in 2015 as a journalist for The Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth. He closely monitored Tamworth Regional Council, as well as the public health system, writing extensively on water safety, the need for better palliative care services and medicinal cannabis. Jacob also co-hosted ACM’s Water Pressure podcast, where he and Jamieson Murphy took a deep dive into issues and key decisions that occurred during one of the region’s worst droughts ever.