Mellissa Fung joined CBC News in 1999 as the legislative reporter in CBC's Victoria bureau. She worked for CBC Vancouver for two years before joining CBC News The National in Toronto in 2002. In 2005, she became The National's correspondent in Saskatchewan.
In her 10 years at the CBC, she has covered major domestic stories such as the Robert Pickton case and the SARS outbreak.
She won the Radio and Television News Directors award for investigative journalism in 2008 for her documentary on the horse slaughter industry in Canada.
Fung has also reported from Washington, covered the Canadian military mission in Afghanistan, and the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing.
She is also a guest host of The Current, on CBC Radio One.
Now based in Toronto, Fung was born in Hong Kong, and grew up in Vancouver, B.C. She holds a master's degree in journalism from New York's Columbia University.
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