Brennan Leffler’s passions for journalism and travel have taken him across Canada and beyond, to 21 countries on six continents. Since moving from his native Vancouver to join 16×9 in 2010, Brennan has produced major investigations on a variety of topics, including child sexual exploitation, industrial contamination, gun violence and healthcare. He was recognized with a national media award from Beyond Borders in 2014, for an investigation that broke the shocking story of one of Canada’s worst child predators. In 2013, he co-produced a story on the infamous gang rape of Jyoti Singh, which won the short form award for audio/video from Amnesty International. He also produced a story on electronic identity theft that won a Gemini Award for Best Lifestyle/Practical Information Segment in 2011. Prior to his time with 16×9, Brennan was a writer and broadcast producer with Global National. He has also spent 9 months living in Ghana, West Africa, where he worked as a human rights journalism trainer and reported on child labour, forced marriage, and sanitation issues. Brennan holds a diploma in Broadcast Journalism from BCIT, and a BA in Political Science from Simon Fraser University.