News anchor Dwight Drummond is the co-host of CBC News Toronto at 5, 5:30 and 6 p.m. weeknights on CBC Television. Dwight has been covering news in Toronto as an anchor and reporter for over two decades, previously as the crime specialist for CityNews and co-host of Citynews@Five on CityTV.
An Ontario Scholar and graduate of Ryerson University's Radio and Television Arts program, Dwight has done "just about every job there is to do in a newsroom" as he worked his way up through the industry.
Known for his exclusives, he's broken local stories that have gone national and has reported from the U.S., Caribbean and Africa. He had the lead story on CityNews' Gemini win for best newscast, and a top story for City's Edward R. Murrow win for best newscast.
Dwight has also received a number awards for his police reporting and awards and commendations for his community work. He was honoured with the Men of Excellence Award, the Distinguished Men of Honour Award and the African Canadian Achievement Award for excellence in media. Dwight is a sought after motivational speaker and MC.