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Gloria is a Canadian journalist, writer, and broadcaster based in Vancouver, Canada.
She has written, produced, hosted and directed for Canada’s most prominent broadcasters and widest distributed publishers. Her stories have been broadcast on CTV News, CBC French Television, Discovery Channel Canada, and CBC Radio IDEAS and Tapestry. They have appeared in Reader’s Digest, Vancouver Magazine, GEIST magazine, Vancouver Sun Travel, Westjet Magazine (formerly Up!), The Georgia Straight, and finedininglovers.com. She was a columnist for cbc.ca Analysis & Viewpoint and The Richmond Review.
Gloria was part of the team that launched exn.ca, Discovery Channel Canada Online (now discovery.ca), one of the world's first editorial websites, and Transcontinental Media's online presence of its women's magazines: Elle Canada, Canadian Living, Homemaker's, and Style at Home.
She has taught creative writing and journalism at Langara College Dept. of Creative & Applied Arts and is a recipient of the Jack Webster Foundation Research Fellowship.
Multimedia storytelling, narrative non-fiction, and radio documentaries are her fortes. Her two areas of specialized knowledge: science & technology, and wine.
Gloria has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Theory from McGill University and a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University. Her wine education includes WSET 3 (Wine & Spirits Education Trust) Advanced Certification, the internationally recognized and prestigious WSET 4 Diploma in Wine, and travel to many of the world’s major wine regions. She is a recipient of the Legacy Award in Wine from Les Dames d’Escoffier International.
Gloria speaks English, French, and Korean. She was born in Seoul, South Korea and grew up in Vancouver, Canada.