NADIA STEWART

Reporter/Anchor  

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS & QUALIFICATIONS

•    Experienced multi-platform reporter and anchor
•    Strong LIVE reporter and anchor
•    Fast web writer
•    Social-media savvy reporter who constantly engages with the public via Twitter,
     Facebook
•    Agile journalist who has covered everything from elections to natural disasters
•    Newsroom leader with strong decision-making and journalism skills
•    Flexible journalist who can seamlessly work various shifts, including weekends,
     late nights and days
•    Active volunteer with local organizations

JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE

Videojournalist - Global BC, Vancouver, BC
Chasing, shooting, editing and presenting reports for multiple newscasts
Reporting LIVE for BC1, the province's first 24/7 all-news channel
Generating original stories for TV and online
Establishing contacts with individuals and groups

Videojournalist/Back-up Anchor, CTV News Kitchener
CTV – Kitchener, ON (July ’14 - Present)        
•    Chasing, gathering and presenting reports for multiple newscasts daily
•    Consistently generating original stories for TV and online
•    Using my experience as an anchor and producer to create a strong LIVE newscast on Saturday and Sunday nights
•    Establishing contacts with key local and provincial individuals and groups

Host/Multi-platform Reporter, CBC News Calgary Weekend
CBC – Calgary, AB (Sep. ’12 – June ‘14)        
•    Seamlessly filing on multiple platforms on a daily basis
•    Using my experience as an anchor and producer to create a strong LIVE newscast
     on Saturday and Sunday nights
•    Consistently generating original stories for TV and online
•    Writing web articles and updating our cbc.ca/Calgary during breaking news
•    Writing, producing and editing content for TV and radio
•    Establishing contacts with key local and provincial individuals and groups

Multi-platform Reporter/ Host
CBC – St. John’s, Newfoundland (Feb. ’10 – Sept. ‘12)        
•    Part of a Gemini-award winning news team
•    Writing, gathering and reporting LIVE for 5:30pm, 6pm newscasts
•    Hosting and producing Saturday and Sunday night casts and reporting 3 days
     per week
•    Shooting, editing items and lining up the newscast
•    Generating original stories and assigning reporters, crews for coverage

News Writer
The Weather Network – Oakville, Ontario, Canada (Jan. ’08-Apr. ’09)
•    Writing and producing 5-minute, weather focused national newscasts
•    Monitoring several news sources and following active weather
•    Conducting and editing phone interviews for on-air clips

Freelance TV Reporter, Planet Africa Television
OMNI 2 – Toronto, ON (April ’07 – Dec. ‘09)
•    Pitching, researching and writing story and segment ideas for Planet Africa
     Television
•    On-camera reporting for special events including annual coverage of Planet Africa
     Achievement Awards and Afrofest, the largest African music festival in North
     America
•    Fostering contacts within the Black community throughout the Diaspora

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Editor/Contributor, Planet Africa Magazine
Silvertrust Communications – Toronto, ON (April ’07 – Dec. ‘12)
•    Generating 1-2 articles per edition on topics ranging from business to lifestyle
•    Created the Planet Africa Style Guide to assist new freelancers

EDUCATION

B.A.A., Media Studies (2002-2006)
University of Guelph – Toronto, Canada (Humber College North campus)

Diploma in Journalism (2002-2006)
Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

•    Volunteer for several local organizations, including Making Changes and Young
|    Achievers of Southern Alberta

REFERENCES

•    Available upon request



NADIA STEWART

 Kitchener, ON., Canada

Represented by:

Paul Brewer
TV Talent Agents
 706.836.5290
Paul.Brewer11@comcast.net


 

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