Marie Caloz

Senior Director Investigative, CBC News

Marie Caloz is one of the leading investigative journalists and news and current affairs cross platform innovators in Canada. As Senior Director Investigative for CBC News she is responsible for all investigative journalism at the CBC on all platforms. Most recently, she was Managing Editor of CBC News Toronto, and prior to that the Executive Producer of Marketplace, where she led a complete rebuild of the Marketplace brand for the digital age. Before that, she was the Senior Producer of the fifth estate, where she helped bring the program into new creative frontiers. As a broadcaster and a journalist, her search for answers has driven her work as writer, TV producer and documentary maker. She’s tackled subjects as diverse as airport security, street kids, bug chasers, hospital ratings, mental illness in prisons and even helped solve an unexplained death or two. At the CBC, she began her career in the newsroom as a writer for The National, and since then has worked with a variety of CBC current affairs programs as a producer, director and leader where she has been the driving force behind innovative and pioneering investigative programming at CBC shows like the fifth estate and Disclosure. A graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism Masters program in New York, her work has garnered numerous awards for television and cross-platform productions, including the Governor General’s Michener Award, the Gemini award, Gracie Allen awards, Digi Awards, Gold and Silver medals from the New York Festivals, and awards from Columbus International Film & Video Festival and the Canadian Association of Journalists.

Marie is speaking at

September 27, 2019
9:00 am - 10:15 am
Room 2.015, HafenCity Universität (HCU)



It's a video world and, increasingly, even hard-core print journalists are working in multimedia. But producing for broadcast presents unique challenges: telling a story visually, using different interview techniques, and explaining complex concepts in limited time.

In the first of two sessions on the topic, three top-flight journalists who specialize in telling in-depth and investigative stories on TV and video talk about how they've adapted their craft to very different environments. Come hear how they craft investigative segments at 60 Minutes in the US, India's NDTV, and Canada's CBC.

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