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David Nayman




MS in Journalism, Columbia University


RCC 141





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David has been teaching at the Journalism School since 2006. His focus is broadcast and he has taught students everything from the basics of TV reporting to advanced documentary production. He enjoyed a 32-year career at CBC News where he was involved in some of the corporation’s most important programs. He was Senior Producer at both The National and the fifth estate. He was a founding producer of CBC Newsworld (now CBC News Network) where he created several flagship programs and helped build regional newsrooms. He was also Executive Producer of Newsworld International and CBC News Business. In addition to teaching, David works for a Toronto search firm, Searchlight Recruitment, which specializes in finding talent in the media, arts and culture sectors. His clients have included the CBC, Rogers Media, the Globe and Mail, OCAD University and The Walrus.

Research Interests:

JRN 314 - Reporting for TV Workshop  

JRN 800 - TV Documentary

Professional Affiliations:

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression