April 2013-Present: Producer/Reporter, CBC News/London, UK

  • multi-platform story production covering Europe, parts of the Middle East and Africa
  • co-recipient of an RTNDA and Gabriel Award for coverage of the European refugee crisis
  • live and packaged reporting including in the aftermath of the Nov. 2015 Paris attacks as well as writing for 

July 2016-Sept. 2016: Network Reporter, CBC News/Toronto, ON

  • filing daily news stories for CBC’s flagship network TV and radio newscasts, including The National and The World At Six, as well as writing for 

July 2015 to Aug. 2015: Network Reporter, CBC News/Toronto, ON

  • filing network radio and television packages for CBC’s flagship newscasts and breaking news for CBC News Network

Sept. 2012-April 2013: Researcher, BBC News/Bristol, UK

  • researching and pitching stories, chase producing, field producing and writing scripts for a regional edition of BBC’s Sunday Politics Show

Sept. 2012: Freelance Reporter, Bristol Post/Bristol, UK

  • pitching and creating video packages and online news stories for Bristol’s largest daily newspaper

Sept. 2012-May 2013: Journalism Fellow, Uni. of the West of England/Bristol, UK

  • assisting lecturers in teaching undergraduate broadcast journalism students the fundamentals of producing radio, television and online news

May 2011-Sept. 2012/: Television Reporter, CTV News/Ottawa, ON

  • researching, writing, and packaging television news stories, as well as doing live hits for CTV’s local affiliate in Ottawa and CTV News Channel

July 2012: Freelance Producer, CBC News/London, UK

  • chase and field producing shoots and interviews for CBC’s London bureau during its coverage of the lead-up to the 2012 Olympic Games

Aug. 2011-June 2012: Associate Producer, CTV’s Question Period/Ottawa, ON

  • pitching and researching stories, packaging headlines, producing, updating social media and creating chat forums for CTV’s flagship political program

April 2011-May 2011: Broadcast Intern, CBC News/London, UK

  • researching and pitching stories, coordinating broadcast resources,  and chase and field producing shoots for CBC’s coverage of the Royal Wedding

Nov. 2010-April 2011: Online Reporter, CTV News/Ottawa, ON

  • writing web hits, publishing photos and videos, chasing stories, monitoring for breaking news, moderating comment forums, updating social media and determining the online story line-up

June 2010-Sept. 2010: Reporter, Ottawa Citizen/ Ottawa, ON

  • writing well-researched stories covering a wide area of subject matter under the tight deadlines of Ottawa’s major daily newspaper

Skills Profile:

  • live and packaged reporting and field producing experience across all platforms
  • extensive travel experience covering international news for CBC, often in difficult environments
  • proficient in iNews, Avid Newscutter, Adobe Audition, Final Cut Pro and the use of HD video cameras and high-quality audio recorders and mobile apps
  • safety certified for war zone/high risk deployment

Education Sept. 2012-April 2013            Uni. of the West of England                    Bristol, UK

  • Masters of Journalism
  • Awarded:
    • Chancellor’s Scholarship
    • National Union of Journalists, Bristol Branch Student Journalist of the Year

Sept. 2006- April 2010                          Carleton University                                     Ottawa, ON

  • Bachelor of Journalism, Highest Honours
  • Awarded:
    • Marjorie Nichols Memorial Award for Journalism
    • CTV News Television Broadcasting Scholarship
    • K. Phyllis Wilson Award for Journalism
    • Carleton University Faculty Scholarship
    • Senate Academic Medal
    • Queen Elizabeth II Aiming for the Top Scholarship