Carol Off is a Canadian television and radio journalist, associated with CBC Television and CBC Radio. She has cohosted As It Happens with Barbara Budd since 2006. Previously known as a documentary reporter for The National, Off also hosted the political debate series counterSpin on CBC Newsworld. She is the vice-president of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression. Off has also written several books on the Canadian military, including The Lion, the Fox, and the Eagle (2000) and The Ghosts of Medak Pocket: the Story of Canada's Secret War (2005, ISBN 0-679-31294-3). In 2006, she released a book, Bitter Chocolate, about the corruption and human rights abuses associated with the cocoa industry. She claimed that French-Canadian journalist Guy-André Kieffer, who was kidnapped in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire in 2004, had been murdered for exposing Ivorian government corruption in connection with cocoa.  Off got her start in journalism as a staff writer for The Gazette, the student newspaper at The University of Western Ontario.