Sunday, September 1, 2013
Question Period with Natasha Staniszewki
Question Period with Natasha Staniszewski
The TSN anchor and reporter talks about on-air goofs, locker-room interviews and being a woman in a male-dominated field
You started your career in business. What made you switch to broadcasting?
When I was in high school, I had always thought about sports broadcasting, but at the time it seemed like such a crazy thing to try. There weren’t a lot of women in it. Then one day I was in Calgary at a work conference and I was sitting in the lobby — unhappy to be at the conference — and I was watching a sports channel. There was a female anchor on, and I thought, “Why don’t I try that? If she’s doing it, why can’t I?”