Adrienne Tanner is Canada's National Observer's managing editor. She has been working as a journalist for more than 25 years, first in Alberta where she covered courts and the environment at small newspapers and civic and provincial politics at the Edmonton Journal. She moved to B.C. in the late 1990s to join The Province as an investigative reporter covering the immigration beat.
In 2001, she joined the Vancouver Sun as assignment editor. She then became city editor where she helped transform the newspaper to a digital publication. She served as deputy editor from 2012 until 2017, overseeing the investigative team and political reporters.
She has also worked as a freelancer, filing frequently for The Globe and Mail, Maclean's Magazine and Pivot Magazine.