Esther Enkin was appointed the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s (CBC) Ombudsman for English Services on November 28, 2012.
Ms. Enkin has over 25 years of journalism experience with CBC News, and is widely recognized in Canada and abroad for her knowledge and leadership in the field of journalistic ethics, theory and practice.
Until her appointment as CBC Ombudsman, she was Executive Editor of CBC News, where she was responsible for the quality of CBC journalism, overseeing the development of policy and ensuring CBC’s journalistic standards were met nationally and regionally, on all platforms.
Ms. Enkin earned a Bachelor of Journalism Honors degree from Carleton University. She is Vice-President of the Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence and Trauma,
Ms. Enkin was elected President of ONO Organization of News Ombudsmen in April 2016.
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