IN THE NEWS...
In our fall cover story with a six-page spread featuring photography from George Pimentel, Ginella Massa shares what it means to take up space unapologetically and authentically as a Muslim woman.
RED Magazine - Seneca College Alumni
Breaking barriers in television - Seneca Journalism Grad Ginella Massa talks about overcoming obstacles to achieve her dreams.
April 19, 2021
CBC Host Ginella Massa, speaks with Chelsea Cross about trying to find the silver lining in a second Ramadan in lockdown, and what it’s like breaking her fast during commercial breaks of her show, Canada Tonight.
This Being Human
March 9, 2021
On the Aga Khan Museum’s podcast about extraordinary stories from the kaleidoscope of Muslim experience, host Abdul Rahman Malik speaks with Ginella Massa. The first national news anchor who wears a hijab in Canada talks about her upbringing in a Catholic Afro-Latino family, covering the Yonge Street van attack, and coming to terms with her new body after a major surgery.
March 8, 2021
CBC TV host Ginella Massa on breaking barriers, and what it's like to be a role model.
March 8, 2021
"I knew that I was the first, but I didn't want to be the only one and I didn't want to be the last." - Meet Ginella Massa, Canada's first hijab wearing national TV news host.
February 22, 2021
"From Pipe Dream to Primetime: Canada Tonight with Ginella Massa"
February 20, 2021
On this podcast focused on Canadian women with immigrant roots, award-winning journalist Ginella Massa speaks with Mifrah Abid about modest fashion, "arranged" marriages, and the pressures of being the "first".
The Vicars' Crossing
February 3, 2021
On this podcast that focuses on faith at the intersection of life in the public square, Rob, Kevin and Iain welcome award-winning and groundbreaking journalist Ginella Massa, a gifted interviewer with a fierce journalistic mind. Her new show Canada Tonight on CBC shines a light on Canada’s diversity by highlighting stories from all over the country.
The Bridge Canada
3 de Febrero, 2021
Ginella Massa, periodista de la CBC quien se convirtió en la primera mujer en usar hijab en tener un programa en horario estelar en la televisión pública de Canadá. Ginella nació en Panamá y habla españolEn esta conversación, la periodista habla de las barreras sistémicas que prevalecen en el país y dice tajante que en Canadá el racismo y la discriminación son "polite" porque no es abierto ni te lo dicen a la cara. Por ello, afirma que se debe trabajar al doble para salir adelante y no hay espacio para ser mediocres .
28 janvier, 2021
Ginella Massa, nouvelle vedette de l’information à la CBC
Rogers TV: Your Region This Week
January 26, 2021
After becoming the first reporter and first news anchor in North America to wear a hijab on air, Ginella Massa has challenged the stigma again by hosting her own national news program on CBC called ‘Canada Tonight’. Ginella talks about her journey from Rogers TV to CBC and her Kitchener connection.
Radio Canada Internacional
25 de enero, 2021
Ginella Massa – Dejar su huella en la televisión
January 16, 2021
أول مذيعة أخبار محجبة في كندا.. جينيلا ماسا في حوار خاص مع الجزيرة
January 11, 2021
Ginella Massa is revolutionizing Canadian television … again. The history-making journalist discusses diversifying newsrooms and the conversations Canada needs to have before she premieres her new primetime show, Canada Tonight with Ginella Massa.
CBC Radio: The Weekend Morning Show
January 9, 2021
Ginella Massa is the first Muslim woman in a hijab to host a national television show in Canada. We hear how she handles the dual pressure of being a journalist and representing her community.
The Morning ShowAM640 Toronto
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