Alessio Donnini


Alessio is a Sarnia-born, London-raised multimedia journalist. Graduating from Fanshawe College's Broadcast Journalism program, he's worked in markets from Toronto to Windsor, and has a love for all things news. Alessio can be heard on weekday afternoons reading the news for Afternoon Drive. In his free time, he can be found enjoying a good book, watching a documentary, or learning to cook a new recipe.

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Internal memo reveals 'LHSC of tomorrow' includes dedicated mental health ER

London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) has unveiled its master plan to redesign the way the region's largest hospital network administers care.

Western student activists pressure city hall to improve public transit

Students demonstrated outside of city hall Tuesday with a large cardboard replica of an LTC bus plastered with comments, concerns, and suggestions from those who make up about half of all yearly bus trips.

London tow truck operators are working in fear, and don't think the city is doing enough

Industry contacts say they’ve seen a marked increase in incidents of violence, which often go unreported, migrating from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), where violence and turf wars between tow truck operators have been a long-standing problem.

Western students host medical supply drive to help London's most vulnerable

Penpals4Peace is a student-run non-profit organization based in London that focuses primarily on accessible education and housing in the London community.

Black market 'ghost gun' manufacturing operation busted in Woodstock, Ont.

The CBSA found “prohibited devices” destined for a Woodstock, Ont., address. CBC News has learned these devices included 3D printers, along with other components and items that raised suspicion concerning the intended use of the printers.

TVDSB seeks 'emergency supply staff' to keep up with illnesses and growing enrolment

The board, which is the largest in Southwestern Ontario, has opened applications for people who have an interest in working with students, without having to be certified by the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT).

Western University profs could hit picket lines as early as Monday, faculty union says

The University of Western Ontario Faculty Association, which represents about 1,800 full- and part-time faculty members, will be in a legal strike position as of midnight on Sunday, with the first possible day of job action set for Monday.

'So tragic': Friends mourn former Helix guitarist slain Sunday in London, Ont.'s Gibbons Park

London, Ont.'s fifth homicide victim this year has been identified as resident Daniel Fawcett, a former member of the band Helix. Friends are in mourning over the 52-year-old's death, with one saying he "wouldn't hurt a flea."

Local 'smart beach' project aims to use artificial intelligence for beach safety

The Smart Beach project is headed by the Nuclear Innovation Institute's (NII) Municipal Innovation Council (MIC) in Port Elgin, with an end goal of finding concrete ways to measure and inform beachgoers of potential hazards they may run into on local beaches.

Here's how getting the flu shot can ease the burden on hospitals

The Middlesex-London Health Unit’s Medical Officer of Health Dr. Alex Summers warns that a particularly heavy flu season has only just begun.