Tashauna Reid

Tashauna Reid has been working behind the scenes and in front of the camera at CBC News since 2009. Her ‚Äčlatest assignment is Breaking News Reporter for the flagship morning show, CBC News: Morning Live. Prior to that, Tashauna worked as an Arts and Entertainment Reporter for CBC News Network, covering the red carpets of the Toronto International Film Festival to Canada's Walk of Fame.

She's interviewed some of Hollywood's biggest celebrities, including Denzel Washington, Ryan Gosling, Will Smith, Rachel McAdams and Tom Cruise. She also delivered the news of Prince's death and the legacy of David Bowie. Tashauna brought extensive LIVE reporting during the Tragically Hip's Man Machine Poem final tour stop in Kingston.  On July 1st 2016, she co-hosted the CBC Canada Day Special along with Peter Mansbridge and Rosemary Barton. She has contributed to CBC's The NationalCBC Radio's Here and Now, CBC Toronto and cbc.ca.

Between 2012 and 2014, Tashauna worked as a local reporter in regional newsrooms across the country in Toronto, Edmonton and Fredericton, covering a range of topics from municipal elections, weather and crime. Tashauna started her career at CBC's The National as an Associate Producer in 2009. She worked behind the scenes on some of the biggest stories of the past decade from the global financial crisis, the Haiti Earthquake and the 2011 Federal Election. She worked as a producer with Rex Murphy for his weekly segment Point of View and on TV specials like Backstory 2014.

Tashauna is a 2009 Joan Donaldson Scholar. She graduated from Ryerson University with a bachelor's degree in Journalism.  She was born in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, and was raised in St. Catharines and Oakville, Ontario.

Tashauna Reid

Role

Breaking News Reporter