Join us in October:
WHAT: Sadia Zaman, an award-winning documentary journalist and the director of original program development at the CBC, will introduce a screening of one of her documentaries and then participate in a question-and-answer session.
WHEN: Monday, October 29
TIME: 2:30 to 4 pm
WHERE: Room RCW 002
WHO: All students, staff or faculty at Laurier Brantford
Sadia Zaman is Director, Original Program Development, CBC News and Centres. Before her move to CBC, Sadia was the Executive Director of Women in Film and Television-Toronto, a high profile not-for-profit for three years.
Sadia has spent her entire career in the screen-based industry. She is an award-winning writer, producer, host and interviewer who has created hundreds of hours of television at public service broadcasters Vision TV, TVO, and CBC.
Sadia’s work has been nominated for three Geminis. Shows she worked on won another two Geminis. Aside from the Geminis, Sadia has also received dozens of other awards.
In addition to industry awards, Sadia has also been honoured for her leadership and critical thinking skills. Recently Sadia was selected as one of six female industry leaders in Canada to take part in the Creative Leaders program. In 2007 she was a finalist for the Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy. She has been named a trailblazer by the Reelworld Film Festival and in 1998, she was one of four Canadian journalists awarded a prestigious Southam Fellowship for Journalists at Massey College, University of Toronto.