Adjunct Professor, Schulich School of Business and Vice-Chair of the Board, TV Ontario
Trina McQueen is Adjunct Professor at Schulich School of Business at York University, where she develops and teaches MBA courses in the Arts, Media and Entertainment department. She is vice-chair of the Board of TV Ontario
In her media career, she was President and COO of CTV; founding President of Discovery Channel, and head of CBC News, where she oversaw the launch of CBC Newsworld (now CBC News Network)
She has served on numerous industry Boards, including CBC, Telefilm Canada, Canadian Television Fund, Canadian Broadcasters Association, National Film Board advisory council and Banff World Media Festival. Her personal interests are arts, higher education and citizenship and she is a current board member of Historica Canada, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and the Literary Review of Canada, and a founding patron of the 360 conference of the Institute of Canadian Citizenship Previously she served on the boards of University of Waterloo, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Canadian Opera Company, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and Pen Canada.
She is an Officer of the Order of Canada, and has received numerous awards, most recently Honourary Life Membership in the Directors Guild of Canada. She has also received excellence and achievement awards from the Canadian Journalism Foundation, the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, Women in Film and Television, the Canadian Broadcasters Association and the Canadian News Hall of Fame.