Francesca Fionda

Associate Producer

Francesca has been with Global News since 2011. She started working on the Global BC morning show, then moved to Toronto in September of 2013 to start working with 16×9.

She is excited to be part of an amazing team of journalists that is committed to telling the whole story from an objective perspective.

Francesca holds a Broadcast Journalism diploma from the British Columbia Institute of Technology, and a BA in International Relations from the University of British Columbia. Francesca won several awards for her student work in journalism, including two Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) awards and the BCIT Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Technologies.

January 30, 2016 10:00 am

The biggest Ponzi schemes: Stanford vs Madoff

Robert Allen Stanford’s $7.2-billion fraud is known as the second-biggest Ponzi scheme in North American history when compared to Bernie Madoff’s $65-billion scam. But Madoff’s billions were mostly fictional, and in terms of victim-investors and lavish lifestyles, Stanford is – by far – the biggest. Continue reading 

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