Hala Ghonaim - Recent Graduate Award
(Graduated: Journalism - Broadcast 2017)
Hala Ghonaim is a CBC radio reporter with multimedia news experience, and an award winning journalist (Ontario’s C.B. Schmidt Award for Novice Reporting – 2017; national RTDNA Dave Rogers Award for short radio feature for small and medium-sized markets – 2018).
Ghonaim is connected to a range of diverse communities, and works to amplify their voices by telling their stories, particularly those of First Nations communities, newcomers to Canada and other minorities. A role model to other young Muslim women, she meets with them and encourages them as she follows their progress.