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Austin Grabish (reporter)

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Austin Grabish is a Canadian broadcast journalist, currently reporting for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. [1] His reports are heard daily on CBC Radio One. His work is aired on The National,[2] World Report, As It Happens, The World This Hour and The World This Weekend.

Early life and education[edit]

He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and attended the University of Winnipeg and Red River College. He graduated He graduated from the Creative Communications program with a major in Journalism.

Journalism Career[edit]

Grabish began his career freelancing for a number of weekly newspapers. He interned at Global News and wrote for Manitoba newspapers Metro and the Winnipeg Free Press[3].[4] He also contributed to the LGBTQ publication Daily Xtra.[5][6][7][8]

In 2019, he was on the ground in Northern Manitoba covering the manhunt for teenager murder suspects Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky.[9] His work was cited Internationally by Forbes,[10] News.com.au,[11] and The TYEE.[12]

In 2019, Grabish was selected by CBC to mentor youth from the North End of Winnipeg for four months.[13]

In 2020, he broke a number of stories about the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, including that employees faced sexual harassment[14] and were sometimes forced to hide abortion and LGBT content from certain tours.[15][16]

Awards and honors[edit]

Grabish and his CBC News colleagues won the Ron Laidlaw Award in 2018 for the corporation's coverage on asylum seekers entering Canada from the United States.[17][18]

References[edit]

  1. "Austin Grabish - Reporter | CBC". CBC. Retrieved 2020-12-21.
  2. Canadians stuck on Westerdam cruise ship relieved to be coming home but should they face quarantine?, retrieved 2020-12-22
  3. News, Austin Grabish, CBC (2019-12-28). "Volunteers asked to help find missing man". Winnipeg Free Press. Retrieved 2020-12-21.
  4. Grabish, Austin (2014-01-09). "Jan 2014: Students' food fight with U of W". Winnipeg Free Press. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  5. "Austin Grabish". Xtra Magazine. Retrieved 2020-12-21.
  6. "Steinbach, Manitoba's first Pride goes protest-free". Xtra Magazine. Retrieved 2020-12-21.
  7. "City of Vancouver pulls plug on apology for West End sex workers". Xtra Magazine. Retrieved 2020-12-21.
  8. "Gay man with HIV fears for life after Trump victory". Xtra Magazine. Retrieved 2020-12-21.
  9. "Public angry over RCMP hunt for B.C. homicide suspects demands answers from PM, Goodale | CBC News". CBC. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  10. Lee, Bruce Y. "Do Not Wash Raw Chicken, CDC Warns, This Is What Could Happen". Forbes. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  11. "How teen fugitives' road trip to hell unfolded". NewsComAu. 2019-08-09. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  12. Rupp, Shannon (2017-11-20). "Protect Our Local Glamour Industries from Scandals". The Tyee. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  13. "Project POV: St. John's High School students craft stories in their own voice | CBC News". CBC. Retrieved 2020-12-22.
  14. "Man at centre of sexual harassment allegations at Canadian Museum for Human Rights resigns | CBC News". CBC. Retrieved 2020-12-21.
  15. "Canadian Museum for Human Rights employees say they were told to censor gay content for certain guests | CBC News". CBC. Retrieved 2020-12-21.
  16. "Canadian Museum for Human Rights staff told not to mention abortion during some tours: email | CBC News". CBC. Retrieved 2020-12-21.
  17. "CBC News takes home 51 awards at 2018 RTDNA | CBC News". CBC. Retrieved 2020-12-22.
  18. "CBC Manitoba wins 2 national RTDNA awards, shares network prize | CBC News". CBC. Retrieved 2020-12-18.

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