Sunday, September 1, 2013

Question Period with Natasha Staniszewki

Question Period with Natasha Staniszewski
New Trail
Autumn 2013

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?”

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