After a stint in marketing and communications, Emily went back to school to kick start her career as a journalist. A graduate of BCIT’s Broadcast Journalism program, she joined the Global News team on CKNW radio in 2015. She is a two-time award winning journalist. In 2016, she won a BC RTDNA Award for best radio feature in an exclusive look into B.C.’s busiest hospital dealing with the overdose crisis, as well as the BCAB award for excellent news reporting for the same story. Before joining CKNW in Vancouver, She spent some time with Global Okanagan and CKPG in Prince George. Emily’s hobbies include cooking, travelling, reading and forcing herself to be active.