Tashauna Reid

Tashauna Reid is a Senior Reporter for CBC News based in Toronto where she files stories for The National, The World at Six, CBC News Network, World Report and CBC.ca. Since 2009, she has been working on-camera and behind the scenes at Canada’s public broadcaster. 

Her current assignment is with the CBC News Health and Science Units, covering the COVID-19 pandemic and stories that impact the health of Canadians. She has also covered the varying impacts of climate change in Canada and around the world. 

Prior to that, Tashauna worked as a National Arts and Entertainment Reporter, providing live coverage of events from the Toronto International Film Festival to Harvey Weinstein’s criminal trial in New York City. She’s brought audiences along for the ride on Tragically Hip's Man Machine Poem tour, the 2019 Juno Awards and has been a regular correspondent for CBC's coverage of Canada Day events on Parliament Hill. 

Tashauna also worked as a Breaking News Host on the set of CBC News: Morning Live on CBC News Network. Her reporting experience began in CBC newsrooms in Toronto, Edmonton and Fredericton where she covered a range of topics from municipal elections, extreme weather events and crime. 

Her career started in 2009 as an Associate Producer at CBC’s flagship evening news program The National where she worked on some of the biggest stories of the past decade from the global financial crisis, the Haiti Earthquake to Federal Elections.

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

Senior Reporter | CBC News

Tashauna Reid

Role

Senior Reporter | CBC News