Michelle Shephard| birth_place = | death_date = | death_place = | nationality = Canadian | other_names = | known_for = | awards = Michener Award, National Newspaper Awards | occupation = Author, journalist, filmmaker | spouse = Jim Rankin }} Michelle Shephard (born 1972) is an investigative reporter with the ''Toronto Star'' newspaper in Canada, author and filmmaker. She has been awarded the Michener Award for public service journalism and won Canada's top newspaper prize, the National Newspaper Award, three times. In 2011, she was an associate producer on a documentary called ''Under Fire: Journalists in Combat''. She produced the National Film Board documentary, "Prisoners of the Absurd," which premiered at Amsterdam's film festival in 2014. Shephard also co-directed a film based on her book about Omar Khadr, ''Guantanamo's Child'', which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2015.
In June 2015, Shephard was the 2015 recipient of the Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy. Provided by Wikipedia