Irene is CBC News' Senior Producer of Social Media Distribution. She oversees the staff and strategy for the main @CBCNews social accounts on Facebook, YouTube Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter — the largest news social accounts in Canada.
Irene is a veteran of the online news industry in Canada, having worked at AOL Canada as a news editor more than 15 years ago, then moving to CanWest (now Postmedia), as a leader on the Dose.ca and canada.com. Before CBC News, Irene was Senior Online Editor at the Toronto Sun.
She began her career as a print news reporter at the Toronto Sun.