About

Hedy Korbee is a Canadian journalist and television producer. She teaches journalism at Humber College in Toronto and is also coordinator of the journalism program.  Her documentary, “Sky Jumpers”, aired in the summer of 2014 on History Channel Canada and has been sold in territories around the world.  Hedy is the former series producer of  Mega Builders, which was produced by Entertainment One for Discovery Channel Canada and aired worldwide. Hedy graduated in 2012 with an MA in Online Journalism from Birmingham City University in England.  She also publishes the hyperlocal website Birch Cliff News, which covers community news in southwest Scarborough.

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Experience

Faculty, Journalism Program Coordinator at  Humber College, Media Studies, Toronto 2007-present.

Producer, Director, Writer of Sky Jumpers, a documentary produced by Korbee Gombos Productions Ltd.  Aired on History Canada July 2014 and sold in territories around the world.

Series Producer, Mega Builders, E1 Entertainment for Discovery Channel, Toronto 2008 -2013

Crisis Communications Lecturer, George Brown College, School of Emergency Management, Toronto, 2007 – 2008

Director, Studio Programming, Alliance Atlantis Broadcasting, Toronto, 2005 – 2006

President, Medical Hotseat Productions, Toronto, 2002 – 2005

Senior Producer, Alliance Atlantis Broadcasting, Toronto, 2001-2005

Senior Producer, CBC National Television News, Toronto, 1994-2001

Reporter, Assignment Editor, CBLT, Toronto, 1991 – 1994

National Reporter, CTV National News, Toronto, 1988 – 1991

Reporter, Global Television, Toronto, 1987-1988

Reporter, CJOH Television, Ottawa, 1984 – 1987

Reporter/ News Anchor, CJSB Radio, Ottawa, 1982 – 1984

News Anchor, CKFM Radio, Toronto, 1981 – 1982

Awards

Nominated for four Gemini Awards, celebrating excellence in Canadian television. Gemini Award Winner 2005:  Best Talk Series

Education

Bachelor of Journalism, Carleton University, Ottawa

MA Online Journalism, Birmingham City University, Birmingham, England

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