Reporter, The National CBC
Reporter, The National
Ian Hanomansing joined the CBC in 1986 and, since then, has had a wide variety of assignments as a reporter, anchor and interviewer. He is the host of CBC News Now as well as a reporter on The National and currently lives in Vancouver.
Among the major stories he's covered: the Exxon Valdez oil spill and San Francisco earthquake (both in 1989), Vancouver's Stanley Cup riot (1994), the Hong Kong handover (1997) and five Olympic Games, the most recent in Beijing in 2008.
Hanomansing was born in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, and grew up in Sackville, N.B. He graduated with an honours B.A. in political science and sociology from Mount Allison University in Sackville, where he was valedictorian; he also has a law degree from Dalhousie University in Halifax.