Dwight Drummond

RTA '91

Dwight Drummond (RTA '91) has been a reporter and news anchor for over two decades. He was awarded the Ryerson University Alumni Award of Distinction and has now been inducted into the RTA Wall of Fame. Dwight is currently the co-host of the flagship supper hour newscast for CBC Toronto.

Dwight has done “just about every job there is to do in a newsroom” as he worked his way up through the industry. Known for his exclusives, he’s broken local stories that have gone national and has reported from the U.S., Caribbean and Africa. He had the lead story on CityNews’ Gemini win for best newscast, and a top story for City’s Edward R. Murrow win for best newscast.

Dwight has also received a number of awards for his police reporting and commendations for his community work. He is a recipient of the Men of Excellence Award, the Distinguished Men of Honour Award and the African Canadian Achievement Award for excellence in media. Dwight is a sought after motivational speaker.