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Summary

Award-nominated journalist, host and producer. Video journalist with extensive experience filing for television, radio, and online. Often travels on assignment to remote Arctic locations. A leader in the CBC Yellowknife newsroom.

Journalistic and Technical Skills
  • Excellent on air presentation skills
  • Ability to quickly gather high quality video and audio
  • Effective interviewer
  • Engaging and conscientious writer
  • Quick editorial judgment
  • Strong producing skills
  • Experienced sound and video editor
  • Proficient with Dalet and iNews
Accomplishments
  • Hosted and produced 2016 Arctic Winter Games television coverage
  • Produced live election special "NWT Votes 2015"
  • Reported live on 2014's record breaking forest fire season on national television
  • Covered two of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's northern visits
  • Nominated for a 2015 RTDNA for creative use of sound
Relevant Professional Experience
Video Journalist 08/2011 to Current CBC North Yellowknife, NT

Regular backfill assignments include:

  • Television Host (Northbeat)
  • Television Producer (Northbeat)
  • Weather Specialist (Northbeat)
  • Assignment Producer
Superuser and Trainer 07/2013 to Current CBC North Yellowknife, NT

Specializing in:

  • Media Central, VizRt, video shooting and editing
Editorial Vice President 07/2013 to Current Canadian Media Guild Yellowknife, NT

Committee member:

  • Local Joint Executive and Workforce Adjustment
Reporter 04/2011 to 08/2011 CHCH News Hamilton, NT

Regular backfill assignments included:

  • Line Up, Assignment and Field Producer
Awards and Nominations

2015 

Nominee, RTDNA Prairie Region

Dick Smyth Award, Creative Use of Sound

Education
Post Graduate Diploma: Journalism - New Media 2011 Sheridan College Oakville, ON, Canada
Diploma: Acting 2001 Sheridan College Oakville, ON, Canada
Honours Specialist B.A.: Theatre and Drama Studies 2001 University of Toronto Mississauga, ON, Canada