Irene is a journalist from Toronto. She is a recent graduate of Carleton University, where she was the recipient of the University Medal in Journalism. During her undergrad, Irene worked for Carleton’s independent newspaper and her short documentary, Balance, was broadcasted nationally by CBC as part of the Absolutely Canadian series. Irene then reported on business and real estate for the National and Financial Post, and later wrote about investing in cannabis for Postmedia’s specialty publication, GrowthOp. Irene is interested in stories about Canadian business and the markets and recently obtained her CSC certification. Outside the newsroom, she enjoys learning new languages, reading about history and running.