Journalist/ Producer | Metro Morning
Mary Wiens is an award-winning journalist and producer who can be heard weekdays on CBC Radio One's most listened-to morning show, Metro Morning, on 99.1 FM in Toronto.
Mary's journalistic scope ranges from groundbreaking series on transit, such as "Joyless Commute" about the emotional strain of the daily commute, to a series exploring father absence called "Fathering Change: Strengthening the role of black fathers".
Her feature stories have won numerous regional and national awards from RTDNA Canada - the Association of Electronic Journalists, as well as the international Gabriel award for Metro Morning's series, "Stolen Children", about Canada's infamous residential school system.
Mary's deep affection for Toronto is also expressed in her work as a community volunteer. As a founding member of Roncesvalles Renewed and RoncyWorks, she has been recognized with a Queen's Diamond Jubilee medal for local projects that help build civic engagement.