Raffy Boudjikanian

Raffy Boudjikanian is the CBC's national news reporter in Edmonton. His beat often has him covering indigenous issues, provincial politics, and the oil and gas industry, from Alberta's capital to its northern border, and sometimes beyond,

Raffy started working in the industry as a reporter for The Chronicle, a weekly newspaper covering Montreal. He moved on to the CBC's local newsroom in the same city in 2010. Raffy's a relatively recent transplant to Alberta, first moving to Calgary in 2016 to work as a network field producer, and then to Edmonton in fall 2017 for his current gig.

Raffy's covered major stories in both Quebec and Alberta for the CBC, from the Lac Mégantic train derailment in 2013, to chronicling the reemergence of the political right in Alberta in recent months. He's also often been a part of big stories in Saskatchewan, including the trial in the shooting death of Colten Boushie, or the Humboldt bus crash that saw 16 people killed.

He's filed stories out of France, Nicaragua, Chad, Rwanda, and Turkey as well.

Raffy Boudjikanian

Role

National Reporter

Raffy Boudjikanian

Role

National Reporter