Nicholas Davis – Manager of Program Development for CBC Canada
Nicholas Davis is an accomplished journalist and writer. He’s currently the Manager of Program Development for CBC, where he is responsible for the ongoing development of local programming in radio, television and online. He’s also the Chair of the CBC Inclusion and Diversity Committee.
Nicholas has worked in radio, television and print for the past 29 years covering everything from current affairs to the arts. He has won many awards for his journalism, including a 2006 Gabriel for a story he did on Holly Jones. He’s worked at CBC for the past 19 years as a reporter and producer — most notably as Senior Producer for Metro Morning, where Nick was part of the team that made the program the number one morning show in Toronto.
Nicholas has published and edited magazines, been a crime reporter, hosted TV and radio programs. He has covered two Olympic Games (Nagano and Sydney) and has taught radio skills to new journalists across the country for CBC. He’s also lectured on journalism at Ryerson University, Seneca College, Sheridan College and Centennial College.
Nicholas also coaches basketball at Sheridan College and for the CIA Bounce basketball program. The past two years Nicholas has represented Canada at the 17U FIBA World Qualifying Tournament in Spain and at the 16U FIBA Americas Qualification Tournament as an Assistant Coach with the Canadian National Men’s Cadet Basketball Team.