About Me

November 24th, 2012

197548_852133460687_3966406_nReporting in the West Bank settlement of Itamar

Tim Mak is a journalist living in Washington, D.C., working as a reporter for POLITICO Defense. He covers national security and the military, with a focus on Congress, campaigns and the defense industry.

He graduated from McGill University as valedictorian, receiving a B.A. Joint Honors Political Science and Geography degree. His thesis was on the relationship between residential location and voting in Montreal.

Tim was presented the Canada’s History Award by Governor General Michaëlle Jean in 2009.

Work Experience

Tim was formerly a reporter with David Frum’s FrumForum.com, a Washington, D.C. contributor to the National Post, and a staff writer for the Canadian Student Review. He was also formerly employed by the office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in Canada.

He has appeared on CNN, CBS, ABC, MSNBC, CTV and CBC to discuss politics, campaigns and foreign affairs.

561865_10100930376450067_669121349_nFeatured in a  political cartoon by JJ McCullough

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