Veteran CBC reporter, host and producer to serve as 2023 journalist-in-residence
McMaster University’s Faculty of Science welcomes Jeff Goodes as the 2023 journalist-in-residence.
Launched in 2022, the journalist-in-residence program supports the Faculty of Science’s strategic priority of engagement through science communication and community outreach. Journalists share their expertise to help students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty members effectively communicate with general audiences.
Jeff brings more than 25 years of award-winning experience as a reporter, host and producer with CBC. Jeff served for 10 years as the producer and senior producer with White Coat, Black Art, a radio documentary series on CBC Radio One hosted by Dr. Brian Goldman. Jeff was also the host and producer of Fresh Air, CBC Radio’s Ontario-wide weekend morning show from 1998 to 2008 and the creator and co-host of the comedy talk-show Scott Free Podcast with Scott Thompson of Kids in the Hall. Jeff began his journalism career in 1993 as a writer and broadcaster at CBC Winnipeg.
Jeff has also served as an instructor with CBC Learning, Toronto Metropolitan University and Mohawk College, and as a mentor with CBC’s Doc Mentorship Program. Jeff holds a Master’s in Learning and Technology from Royal Roads University and a Bachelor of Applied Arts from Toronto Metropolitan University.
Award-winning television journalist and medical correspondent Avis Favaro served as the Faculty of Science’s inaugural journalist-in-residence in 2022.
For more on the journalist-in-residence program at McMaster University’s Faculty of Science, contact communications manager Jay Robb at firstname.lastname@example.org.Appointments, Outreach, science communication