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Beth Haddon

Journalist and former Broadcast Executive

Beth Haddon has held senior positions in broadcasting and journalism in Canada including Managing Director of Programming at TVOntario. She was Head of Current Affairs and Features Programming at CBC Radio, Senior Producer and Ottawa Bureau Chief for CBC Television’s The Journal and a Senior Editor at The Globe and Mail. Her career has involved all aspects of journalism from on air host to daily production, to assignment editor to programme director.

In the past, Beth has taught journalism at Ryerson University worked overseas with Canadian University Service Overseas and served on a variety of nonprofit boards. She remains an active volunteer, serving on the steering committees of Equal Voice both nationally and in British Columbia.

Beth is a member of the Programming Committee of the Canadian Journalism Foundation and of the Advisory Board of the Coady International Institute at St Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia. Beth divides her time between Toronto and Vancouver.