Darryl Konynenbelt joined Global Toronto’s News Hour team in 2005 as a reporter with more than 16 years of broadcast journalism under his belt. Darryl is now the designated reporter for Global Toronto’s newly established Mississauga bureau. Stationed right in the Civic Centre at City Hall, Darryl is able to tell the stories that matter most to the communities west of Toronto.
A graduate of the Columbia Academy of Broadcast Performing Arts, Darryl’s experience spans across Canada starting with news radio in British Columbia and Lethbridge. He made the transition to television working for Global Lethbridge and ITV Edmonton (now known as Global Edmonton). Darryl moved to Ontario in 1999 and served as anchor and reporter for CKCO-TV.
Also working as a freelance documentary producer, Darryl traveled to Sri Lanka and Thailand to cover the devastating Tsunami.
His investigative work has been recognized by the Radio Television and News Director’s Association (RTNDA) for spot news reporting, human interest stories, and continuous coverage of major breaking news events. He most recently received RTNDA honours for his team work in the high profile anti-terrorism case in Toronto.
Darryl continues to challenge newsmakers on issues of public safety and security. He also contributes to Global’s weekly investigative news magazine show 16X9.
In 2005, along with his wife, Anne-Marie Mediwake, Darryl wrote and directed a long form documentary, "A Delightful Inheritance" – telling the stories of homesteaders who immigrated from Holland to Canada at the turn of the 20th Century.
In his off-hours, Darryl enjoys spending time with Anne-Marie and his adorable triplets.