Danielle de GraauwAnchor. Reporter. Producer.

Work Experience

Media Experience – Anchor, Reporter, Producer, Camera, Editing, Writing, Photography, Community Outreach

Host, Reporter Cable 14 – 2010, January 2015 – Present

  • ‘How to be a Champion’ – original series with CFL Hamilton Ticats
  • ‘Hamilton Life’ – magazine-style show.  Hand-Held Studio Camera, Videographer, Editor, Producer, Guest Host, Segment Host, Reporter.
  • ‘Inside Council’ – Hamilton City Council Pre-Show – Guest Host, Analyst.
  • ‘Hometown Tourist’ – tours around Hamilton. Camera Operator.
  • ‘Haldimand Life’ – local stories around Haldimand County. Host, Pre-Interviews, Research.
  • ‘Hamilton Life Lites’ – local community interviews appearing throughout the broadcast day, 7 days a week. Host, Pre-Interviews, Research.
  • ‘Hamilton Kicks It Up’ – about the festivities in Hamilton surrounding the Pan Am Games 2015. Host, Pre-Interviews, Research.
  • ‘Now You Know’ – interview celebrities to show a different side, away from the spotlight. Reporter, Producer, Research.
  • 2010 McMaster University Men’s, Women’s Basketball Broadcasts. Host, Sideline Reporter, Research.

Community Involvement:

  • Prostate Cancer Fundraising Event – Emcee
  • Holiday Gift Wrapping for United Way
  • Santa Claus Parade
  • Ontario Lung Association – Celebrity Captain, ‘Stair To Care’ at Tim Hortons Field, CFL Hamilton Ticats
  • Hamilton Bulldogs Foundation – AHL Hamilton Bulldogs
  • Terry Fox Run – Guest Speaker, participant
  • Cancer Relay for Life – Guest Speaker, participant

Anchor, Reporter CTV Morning Live/ Producer, CTV Creative Services – December 2011 – October 2014

  • Live on-location reporting – breaking news, sports, entertainment, community, including reports for Big Dog 92.7FM
  • Newsroom Anchor, monitor breaking news over scanner and news wires
  • Fill-in Weather Presenter, in-studio interviews
  • Fill-in Social Media, Traffic and Sports Anchor, Smart Board experience
  • Producer, CTV Regina Hometown Tour, CTV Morning Live Breakfast Bash, topical promos, community campaigns
  • Press Releases, Speaking Notes – Corporate Executive, Photography, organizing and promoting special events
  • Featured in PINK Magazine, October Issue “10 Questions With Danielle de Graauw”

Community Involvement:

  • Co-Host: Regina Humane Society Telethon
  • Announcer: Regina Speed Skating
  • Emcee: Fort Qu’Appelle Winter Festival
  • Emcee: Cancer Relay for Life
  • Production Staff: Telemiracle 38
  • Emcee: Regina Jazz Society
  • Terry Fox Run, Regina Food Bank, Regina Senior’s Centre

Host, Color Analyst, Play-by-Play Rogers Television – December 2010 – March 2012

  • Live to tape hosting, interviews analysis and research
  • Co-Host and color commentary for 2011 Nations Cup, AAA Hockey
  • Host, sideline reporter for 2011 Ontario Provincial A Ringette Championships
  • Host, sideline reporter for 2011 Ontario Volleyball Championships

Associate Producer, Writer, Dino Nation Blog The Score.com – December 2009 – April 2011

  • A Toronto Raptors Blog aimed at meaningful discussion surrounding the team
  • Live blogging for special events and pod casts such as the NBA draft
  • Developer and writer of a weekly column called ‘NBAz in 7 Dayz’ based on the NBA, appearing twice weekly due to popularity
  • Creator and writer of a weekly column called ‘Behind Enemy Lines’ analyzing opponents of the Toronto Raptors

Director, Convenor, Media Relations Stoney Creek Women’s Hockey League – April 2007 – May 2010

  • Oversee a 20 team league, league executive, work with OWHA
  • Responsible for player draft, player evaluations and discipline
  • Hockey Hall of Fame Nominee – ESSO Local Hockey Leaders Program
  • Play by Play, Color Commentary – Provincial Women’s Hockey League (PWHL)

Anchor, Host, Reporter, CHEX TV Peterborough – March 2001 – August 2001

  • Live Co-host of The 5:30 Show, responsible for in studio and in the field hosting
  • Weekend News and Sports Anchor, responsible for production, line-up, writing
  • Reporter, Producer, Field/ Studio Camera, Editor
  • Development of news and sports stories from concept to production

Anchor, CBC, Terrace, British Columbia – September 2000 – January 2001

  • Live presentation of News, Sports and Weather Information
  • Federal Election Night 2000: Live, Unscripted, Interviews and Analysis
  • Producer, Line-Up, Editing, Writing, Live Interviews and Research

News Director, Host, C101.5FM Hamilton – September 1998 – May 2000

  • Host “The 411”, Daily News Magazine Show
  • News, Sports and Weather Anchor
  • Producer: Hamilton Cardinals Baseball broadcasts
  • Segment Producer: Hamilton Bulldogs Hockey broadcasts
  • Sports Reporter: Hamilton Tiger Cats Football

Writer, Researcher, Soccer Canada Magazine, Ottawa – September 1995 – May 1997

  • Research content, verify national and international statistics
  • Write copy for content

Education

Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology

  • Journalism and Communications Media Diploms (3-year), 1998-2000
  • Andy Award, Media Fest Countdown 2000

Carleton University

  • Honours Sociology Degree, 1994-1998
  • Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, R.R.R.A. Incorporated

Internships

  • TSN ‘OFF THE RECORD’ – Toronto
  • GLOBAL TELEVISION ‘SPORTSLINE’ – Toronto
  • CBC TELEVISION SPORTS – Ottawa
  • CHCH TELEVISION SPORTS – Hamilton

Creative and Leisure Interests

  • Ice Hockey, Soccer, Tennis, Reading, Photography.