Ann Medina

Hosted at Design Exchange

part of a series on Chaos

About the speaker

A native New Yorker, Ann Medina was a Network Producer for NBC News, and then a Network Correspondent and Producer for ABC News before marrying a Canadian and joining the CBC. There she became Senior Foreign Correspondent, covering stories in the Middle East, China, Central America, Africa and elsewhere. In 1983-84 she was the Beirut Bureau Chief. Her topical documentaries aired regularly on BBC’s ‘Newsnight’ and PBS’ ‘MacNeil-Lehrer Report’. She moderated 3 Federal Election Debates, in addition to hosting ‘History on Film’ for History Television.

Ann is Past Chair of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television and served on the Boards of Humber college, the Calmeadow Foundation, TVO, the International Womens’ Forum and others. She has been a moderator and keynote speaker at countless conferences. Ann has received five honorary degrees including one from The University of Toronto, and has won numerous international awards including an Emmy for her reporting. In 2010 she was named one of Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women.

Ann’s talk is titled: Travels with a War Correspondent and a pig, a dog and 2 birds

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