Shachi Kurl

Shachi graduated from Carleton University in Ottawa with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, and promptly embarked on a memorable career in her chosen field. She started out in Vancouver, working with CBC Radio as a reporter, and then joined Broadcast News in the same capacity.

Later she moved into television, initially as a reporter with BCTV News and later as a producer with Global National. Then came a move to Victoria where she worked both a reporter and anchor with CIVI Television – later known as the ‘A-Channel,’ and currently as CTV News.

Shachi also joined the Press Gallery in B.C.’s Legislative Assembly, covering politics and the provincial government. In 2011 she was part of a team that won the prestigious Jack Webster award for ‘Best Reporting of the Year – Television.’

Returning to Vancouver, Shachi joined the Canadian Federation of Independent Business and became the Director of Provincial Affairs. Subsequently she moved over to Vision Critical as Vice President of Communications and Citizen Engagement, and later took on her current post as Executive Director of the Angus Reid Institute, a not-for-profit, non-partisan, public-opinion research entity.