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Resume for Karen C. for Reporter / Journalist / Broadcasting, News & Journalism in Dundas, Canada

Occupation: Reporter / Journalist Industry: Broadcasting, News & Journalism
Country: Canada City: Dundas
State: Ontario ZIP: L9H 3K8

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Mayfair Avenue                                       

Dundas, ON  LH K                                                


More Magazine, Costco Connection, Oxygen Magazine, MoneySense Magazine,

MochaSofa, Investment Executive, The Hamilton Spectator                                Freelance

Have written freelance articles for all of the above.  Most recent piece published in the May issue of More Magazine...  “House Rules” – a look at women who invest in real estate.  

CanWest Global CHtv News, Hamilton, ON                                          May April FT

General Reporter, Producer and Writer                                                             Summer PT 

Reported on everything from health to labour issues to crime to local politics for close to a decade.

             Honed my live skills as the overnight reporter on “CH Morning Live”, where I was assigned live hits  

            from the CH micro truck six times each day on location throughout the community.

             Wrote and produced the Noon and p.m. newscasts on a fillin basis.

             Acted as weekend producer on a fillin basis, assigning reporters, performing all writing, producing and

            lineup duties. Anchored both “CH News at Noon” and “The Morning Market” on a fillin basis.  


Played a key role in participating in, and encouraging development of the Tsunami Relief campaign                               aired by CHtv in January of .  Close to one million dollars raised as a result.

Used my promotion and publicity skills to launch a fundraising campaign in the wake of a mission trip

I took to Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India.

Partnered with CanWest Global’s former CEO Izzy Asper to raise more than $,. – money which is sponsoring children in Calcutta through Christian Children’s Fund of Canada.  Attracted TV, radio and print media coverage throughout Hamilton. 

Cayman Islands Government Information Service                                              November  

Soon after Hurricane Ivan hit in , I was hired by the Cayman Islands government for a week  

freelance assignment.  Working with a local crew, I helped to produce television stories and assisted in 

producing a documentary about the aftermath and the recovery. 

WIC Television ITV Edmonton

News Promo Producer                                                                       September – May  

Wrote and produced onair promotional spots for the and pm news, as well as for the station personalities.  Created station promo’s for allimportant ratings periods, and wrote copy for print advertising banners as well as for radio campaigns promoting ITV News. 

  WIC Radio CHML/Y Hamilton & Talk Toronto

  Reporter, Producer, Anchor                                                  December – September


  Produced and reported for the network talk show “Talk Line with Roy Green”, and for the local talk show  

  “John Hardy Today” in Hamilton.  Routinely tracked down politicians, entertainers, sports personalities

  and other newsmakers for onair interviews.  Reported and anchored newscasts for both CHML and    

  sister station Y,covering everything from local politics to crime, health and human interest. 

CHUM Radio   CKGM/CHOMfm Montreal, Quebec

Reporter/Newscaster/Producer                                            September – December


Covered general news, spot news, labour and politics throughout the city of Montreal.  Never a dull    

moment.  Never.  Produced and voicetracked a weekly magazine show broadcast on CHOMfm.

Anchored weekend newscasts on both CHOMfm and CKGM. 

CBC Television

National News and Export Sales, Toronto                                                                        PT 

As a Ryerson student, got my first taste of television life at “The National”, working as a copy clerk. 

Gained valuable experience working in CBC’s export sales department, preparing contracts and other

documentation for the sale of Corporation programming around the world. 


Hamilton Wentworth District School Board                                       September Present

Peel District Board & Wellington Catholic District Board  

I have taught in a wide range of situations – everything from Communications Technology classes for

atrisk youth to French for Grade and students to Grade & English, Civics, Careers and History.

The experience has allowed me the wonderful opportunity to develop my facilitation, management and

presentation skills for use in business and industry. 


Investors Group Financial Consultant                                                     April – May

Burlington, ON 

Built a successful practice, completing the Canadian Investment Funds Course and attaining my life 

insurance license.  Prospected new clients and created extensive financial plans for existing ones.

Winner of the IG Pillar Award.  Brought . million dollars into the company in new business. 


Paul Harris Fellow – Rotary International –  


The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

week Certificate Course in Human Relations,

Stress Management for Educators

OSSTF Workshop Dr. David Posen, Stress Expert,

Hamilton Police Service – Victims Services

Training program to equip volunteer counselors to assist victims of crime. March .

Personal Coaching Training

Coaches Training Institute, Toronto .

Experiential Learning Training

Outward Bound Wilderness School, Whistler, BC ; Thunder Bay .

  • Bachelor of Education and Ontario Teaching Certificate, Brock University
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts BAA – Radio and Television Arts, Ryerson University
  • First Year Journalism Studies, Carleton University, Scholarship     

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