Charmaine de Silva
Charmaine de Silva is an award-winning journalist and the Senior Reporter at CKNW. A political junkie, Charmaine credits her father with introducing her to politics at a young age and encouraging debate. A graduate of Simon Fraser University (Political Science) and BCIT (Broadcast Journalism), Charmaine has been recognized for her work uncovering concerns about breast cancer pathology at Kelowna General Hospital, reporting during and after the 2011 Stanley Cup riot, and for shedding light on the challenges Vancouver seniors face living alone. Charmaine lives in the West End with her partner and children. Coffee, wine and cheese help her tackle the challenges of parenting a teenager and a toddler.