Diana Swain’s Decades in the Headlines

Hear about Diana Swain’s remarkable 37-year journalism career, including 33 years at CBC News, where she left as one of its top investigative journalists and senior editorial leaders. Diana made history as the first woman in Canada to win the national award for Best News Anchor, which she went on to win three times, and covered three Olympic games—Beijing, Sochi, and Pyeongchang.

Now, Diana embarks on a new chapter as the Founder and Principal of ‘Diana Swain Strategies,’ a bespoke communications firm. She also recently joined MacKay CEO forums as a Forum Chair in Toronto and Strategic Advisor. In this episode, explore the insights gained from her vast experience that led to the launch of her company, specializing in executive coaching, mastering the art of executive presence, and addressing communication challenges for leaders.

Get to know Diana on a personal level as she shares the joys and challenges of balancing family life with her two grown children and partner, Eric. Diana lives in a traditional log home north of Toronto, built in 1836, where she enjoys snow-shoeing. Don’t miss this fascinating conversation with Diana Swain.

Additional Resources

TODAY’S BOOK RECOMMENDATION: ⁠⁠⁠The Self-Employed Life’ by Jeffrey Shaw.