Mr. Dwight Drummond
Dwight Drummond is an award-winning journalist and the host of CBC Toronto News at Six which airs weeknights on CBC Television. Dwight has been working in broadcast news for over thirty years. He won the 2021 Canadian Screen Award for Best News Anchor, Local. He is nominated again for the 2022 award. The show won for Best Local Newscast in 2015. Dwight and the broadcast have received multiple Canadian Screen Award nominations over the years. He is also the recipient of the Ryerson University Alumni Award of Distinction and has been inducted into Ryerson’s Faculty of Radio and Television Arts’ Wall of Fame.
As a reporter, Dwight was known for his exclusives and has reported from the U.S.A., Africa, and the Caribbean. He had a lead story on CityNews’ Gemini win for Best Newscast, and a top story for City’s Edward R. Murrow win, also for Best Newscast. Dwight has done “just about every job there is to do in a newsroom” as he worked his way up through the industry. As a crime reporter, Dwight received a number of awards for his police reporting and commendations for his community work. He received the African Canadian Achievement Award for Excellence in Media.
Dwight lives in Toronto with his wife and children. When he’s not dedicating his time to community events, he can be found in the cheering section at his daughters’ basketball games.