Diana Swain Biography
Diana Swain is a Canadian multi-award-winning journalist who works as the Senior Investigative Editor of CBC News. She also is the executive producer of CBC’s investigative documentary program The Fifth Estate. She won the Gemini for Best News Anchor three times and was the first woman in Canada to win the award.
Diana Swain Age
Swain is 56 years old as of 2021. She was born on 24 September 1965, in Thompson, Canada. She celebrates her birthday on 24th September every year.
Diana Swain Height
Swain stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Diana Swain Family
Swain was born in Thompson, Manitoba. Her father’s name is Brian Swain. When she was young, her parents separated and together with her mum and her younger sister, they moved to Chilliwack, British Columbia. She has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her mother. It is known if she has a younger sibling whose name is not disclosed to the public.
Diana Swain Husband
Swain is married to the love of her life, Ron Kuipers, a former Winnipeg sportscaster. They are blessed with three children; 2 sons and a daughter. One of her sons’ names is Mason, born in 1995 and her daughter’s name is Lara, born in 1998. We will keep you posted with her other son’s name once we have it.
Diana Swain Net worth
Swain has an estimated net worth of $3 million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.
Diana Swain Salary
Swain’s annual average salary ranges from $61,550 – $79,364.
Diana Swain Education
Swain graduated with a degree in journalism from the British Columbia Institute of Technology In 2006, she received an Alumni of the Year Award from BCIT, an honourary degree from Humber College in Toronto in 2010, and a doctorate from BCIT in 2017. In 1983, Swain graduated from high school. She represented Chilliwack in the Miss Canada pageant in 1984.
Diana Swain Career
Swain is the Senior Investigative Editor of CBC News and is one of Canada’s investigative journalism leaders. She has built a reputation for engaging interviews and discovering stories that matter to Canadians over the course of three decades of reporting on stories from around the country and throughout the world. Multiple prizes have been given for this work by Canada’s premier journalism and professional groups.
Diana and her team received honors for their investigation of how Canadian post-secondary institutions handle complaints of assault on campus, which resulted in revisions in legislation in numerous provinces. Her groundbreaking Scouts investigation.
In 2012, Canada received the first-ever Canadian Hilman prize, as well as the Canadian Bar Association’s Prix Justica award. Diana’s work has twice been featured in Michener award-winning entries for exceptional public service journalism in Canada.
Diana has covered a wide range of topics for CBC News, including international money laundering, sexism in the airline sector, and a look at how Canadian police agencies use force. She has also covered three Olympic Games, including Beijing in 2008, Sochi in 2014, and Pyeongchang in 2018.
Diana is also well-known in Canada, having worked as an anchor in Winnipeg and Toronto for many years. She was the first woman in Canada to win the Gemini Award for Best News Anchor three times. Back in the 1980’s, before going on to a radio station in Kamloops, British Columbia, and then a radio station newsroom in Prince George, British Columbia, Diana worked for ten months for a weekly magazine in Chilliwack and as a reporter at both the Chilliwack Progress and the radio station CHWK. In 1986, she started reading the news for CKPG-TV in Prince George.
Diana Swain CBC News
Swain works at CBC News alongside;
- Scott Peterson
- Suhana Meharchand
- Zulekha Nathoo
- Steven D’Souza
- Jill Dempsey
- Margaret Evans
- Kimberly Gale
- Colette Kennedy
- Ashley Brauweiler
- Ryan Snoddon