Carmen Chai is a national reporter covering health and education for GlobalNews.ca.
As a print reporter, Carmen has reported from several cities across Canada. She covered local breaking news and crime for the Toronto Star and The Province newspaper in Vancouver. In Ottawa, Carmen was a national journalist for Postmedia News, where her stories appeared in newspapers from coast to coast. She covered federal politics, Canadian and international breaking news and health while at the wire service.
Carmen joined the digital team in January 2012. In 2013, Carmen’s reporting on pregnancy trends garnered a Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario award for best online story.
In 2014, her feature on vaccination rates in Toronto schools won a Canadian Medical Association award for excellence in local media health reporting.
Carmen holds a Bachelor of Journalism from Ryerson University and has also studied abroad at City University London. She loves travel, has been to more than 25 countries and has lived in Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa, Paris, and London, England.