Bio (Kirstie Hudson)
Communication and Culture
Kirstie Hudson is an award-winning journalist based in Victoria. She worked for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for 15 years as a researcher, writer, reporter, host and producer in news and current affairs. Her career with the CBC took her across the country, from the Toronto and Vancouver newsrooms to the two-person bureau in Prince Rupert, B.C.
Hudson has produced All Points West, the number one ranked CBC afternoon show on Vancouver Island. She now teaches journalism, writing and multimedia storytelling at the University of Victoria and Royal Roads University. Hudson is also working on a non-fiction book about the Witness Blanket project with Indigenous artist Carey Newman. In 2006, Hudson won a Jack Webster award in the Best Feature Story category for her radio series Fatal Cuts. The series explored unprecedented deaths of tree fellers in BC.
Hudson holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from the University of Western Ontario (2000) and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from McGill University (1998).