«Class of 2011

Duncan McCue

National television news reporter, CBC, Vancouver, Canada

Project: An online toolkit for reporters on covering the Aboriginal peoples in Canada. He is working with a First Nations web designer in Canada, with plans to test launch in September. He also has designed a course called “Reporting in Indigenous Communities,” which he will teach at the University of British Columbia Journalism School.

McCue was born in Ontario, Canada. He is a graduate of the University of King’s College in Nova Scotia, with a degree in English. He also has a bachelor of law degree, with a concentration in aboriginal law, from the University of British Columbia. He began working as a reporter for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 1998. Since 2007, he has taught Advanced TV and Multiplatform Journalism courses at the University of British Columbia. In 2007, he was an instructor in the Indigenous Independent Digital Filmmaking Program at Capilano University. In 2009, he taught in a two-month journalism boot camp for aboriginal students put on by the First Nations University of Canada. His reporting has won many awards, including The Radio Television Digital News Association’s Adrienne Clarkson Diversity Award.

Knight Talk: Duncan McCue

McCue discusses his online toolkit for reporters on covering the Aboriginal peoples in Canada.

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