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Sonia Sunger

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Sonia Sunger
BornMarch 1986
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
🏳️ NationalityCanadian
🏫 EducationJournalism
🎓 Alma materNAIT, Edmonton
💼 Occupation
  • Journalist
  • Producer
  • Teacher
  • Educational Consultant
📆 Years active  2006-current
WorksDead Pool, Coffee & Kareem, Supergirl, Travelers[disambiguation needed]

Sonia Sunger is a Canadian journalist, news anchor for Global News Vancouver,[1] and actress who has starred in films Deadpool 2, Coffee & Kareem, and TV series Supergirl (TV series).[2]

Early life and education[edit]

She was born in Victoria, British Columbia and attended Concordia University in Montreal and continued her journalism education at Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in Edmonton, while simultaneously interning at CFRN-DT, also known as CTV Edmonton.[1][3]

Personal life[edit]

She had a passion for journalism at a very early age, with her first breaking news report to her classmates in Grade 2.[1]

Philanthropy[edit]

Sonia Sunger announces support for the Canadian Cancer Society wig bank program. [4] Encouraging 72 donors to donate their hair for Wigs for Kids program. [5]

Career[edit]

She started her career at CFRN-DT in 2006 for an internship, and worked her way up as a news anchor for the 11pm news. She joined BC1, British Columbia's first 24-hour news channel.[6][7][8]She became Global BC's morning news show host at the channel after departure of a string of hosts in quick succession.[9] She has conducted interview of many notable Canadian personalities as show host including Minister of Tourism, Hon. Dionisio D'Aguliar.[10] Due to her media appearances, she is considered a recognizable Canadian public figure.[11]

Awards[edit]

She is a RTDNA awards winner.[1]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Sonia Sunger". globalnews.ca. Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  2. "Sonia Sunger". IMDb. Retrieved 2021-03-09.
  3. "Sonia Sunger: Persistence is the Key to Success". Drishti Magazine. 2017-10-02. Retrieved 2021-03-11.
  4. "Sonia Sunger: As I donate my hair for cancer patients, I remember my mom's diagnosis". Global News. Retrieved 2021-03-11.
  5. "Dozens donate long locks for kids with cancer at 3rd annual Haircuts for a Cause". Global News. Retrieved 2021-03-11.
  6. "Sonia - About me". soniasunger.com. Retrieved 2021-03-09.
  7. "Sonia Sunger". Global News. Retrieved 2021-03-11.
  8. "16 Days Activism Against Gender Violence Archives". BWSS. Retrieved 2021-03-11.
  9. "Sonia Beeksma leaves Global after Steve Darling, Randene Neill depart". vancouversun. Retrieved 2021-03-11.
  10. "thebahamasweekly.com - "The Bahamas is Open For Business," says D'Aguilar in Vancouver, Canada". www.thebahamasweekly.com. Retrieved 2021-03-11.
  11. North, Eat (2020-02-07). "Notable Canadians share their favourite iconic food scenes from film". Eat North. Retrieved 2021-03-11.

External links[edit]

Sonia Sunger IMDB


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