Pamela Post

Diploma of Technology Broadcast Journalism (BCIT)
Pamela Post
Surrey Office: Cedar 1055C

Pamela Post is an award-winning journalist and broadcaster based in Vancouver. She's had a long career with CBC News, as a network reporter in Toronto and Vancouver, in radio, television and online. Radio documentaries are her passion. Whether it's investigating organ transplant or sexual harassment scandals, covering the Dalai Lama, inviting listeners along to 10 weeks in ukulele school or a divorce ritual, Pamela loves to spin audio yarns into gold. She has won national and international journalism awards and fellowships, including an international Gabriel Award, a Jack Webster Best News Reporting award and a Webster Journalism Fellowship. She was awarded a $20,000 CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research) Journalism Fellowship to conduct research into bipolar disorder. She has won 3 RTDNA Journalism Awards, including a Best Investigative News Reporting and two Adrienne Clarkson Diversity Journalism Awards. In 2018, she was shortlisted for the influential Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy Journalism. Before coming to KPU in the fall of 2018, she taught journalism part-time at Langara College where she served as the Read-Mercer Journalism Fellowship Mentor. Pamela is also a print reporter, having written for the Globe and Mail, the Vancouver Sun and several magazines. She is also a creative writer and the librettist of a short Canadian opera. She is German-Canadian on her mother's side and Tsimshian First Nation on her father's side. She has covered First Nations issues extensively and hosts a podcast on Indigenous people and places. She is presently learning Sm’algyax, the Tsimshian language her grandmother spoke fluently. Twitter: @PamelaJPost

Courses taught

  • JRNL 1160 - Introduction to Journalism
  • JRNL 2370 - Audio Storytelling

Areas of Interest

Indigenous issues, Social Affairs, Ethics, Health and Medicine, Diversity, Audio Journalism, Podcasting, Radio Documentaries.