Christa Dao

Christa Dao is an award-winning bilingual journalist with Global BC.

The recipient of a Regional and National RTDNA Award for Innovation in Excellence Reporting, along with her colleagues in Calgary, for her embedded live report at the height of the Black Lives Matter movement after the death of American George Floyd, she has covered natural disasters, royal visits to Canada, and has for international media, including the BBC.

A graduate of BCIT’s Broadcast and Radio Journalism program, she also received a certificate of completion from Athabasca University for Journalism in Conflict Zones.

Passionate about human rights, gender and equality issues, she hosted the 2023 MOSAIC awards, which recognizes the success and distinguished efforts of newcomers and refugees who have championed for an equitable and diverse Canada and was on the 2023 BC Association of Broadcasters panel as a Future Leader of Tomorrow and about the state of journalism.

When she is not working, she enjoys golfing, gardening, furniture restoration, and exploring B.C.’s beautiful scenery with my husband and adopted dog, Molly.


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