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Colleen Burns became editor of The Inquirer in 2005. For more than 20 years, she was a daily journalist in the US, working for most of that time for the Herald Journal and the Post-Standard in Syracuse, NY. While there, she won a Robert F Kennedy journalism award for her work covering the famine in Somalia in 1993. She also won several Associated Press awards and others for her coverage of the Irish peace process, elections in Haiti and for Leader Writing.

She came to the UK in 2003 and received a Masters Degree in Life Writing from the renowned School of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. A Unitarian for more than 15 years, Colleen is a member of the Octagon Unitarian Chapel, Norwich.

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