Diana Bishop is the creator of The
Success Story Program which helps leaders in Business,
Politics, Law, Healthcare and Not For Profit organizations shape
their identities, raise their profiles and become confident and
authentic communicators and specialists in their fields.
In her more than 20 years as a TV news correspondent, Diana
Bishop has had a journalism career that has taken her far and
wide. As a result, Diana has established an impressive network
of global contacts.
She has interviewed presidents and prime ministers, covered
major national and international news events and specialized
in the internal workings of Canadian politics and foreign policy.
After cutting her teeth with CBC News in Montreal and Quebec
City in the 80's, Diana was snapped up by CTV National News in
1989 to become a National Political Correspondent in Ottawa where
she filed news and did live reports on the Meech Lake constitutional
crisis, the Oka Indian crisis, Commonwealth and Francophone Summits,
visits by Russian President Boris Yeltsin, US President George
Bush, Queen Elizabeth, Nelson Mandela's first trip abroad, as
well as traveled with Prime Minister Brian Mulroney across Canada,
the US, France and Africa.
In 1992, Diana was posted as Beijing Bureau Chief,
making history as CTV's first full-time female foreign correspondent.
In CTV's affiliation with ABC World News Tonight with Peter
Jennings, Diana filed more than 100 news reports and current
affairs documentaries on Chinese politics, human rights, and
China's economic and social revolution, as well as Prime Minister
Jean Chretien's first Team Canada business tour in 1994 to Beijing,
Shanghai, Hong Kong, Jakarta and Hanoi. Diana's work in China
earned her a Gemini nomination in 1995 for best reportage.
Then NBC News came knocking and Diana spent an additional
year in China rebuilding the NBC News bureau and running Asia
coverage for Nightly News with Tom Brokaw, Weekend Nightly, the
Today Show and Meet the Press.
In 1997, Diana returned as a Senior Parliamentary Correspondent
first for CTV News in Ottawa where she made regular contributions
to W5, Sunday Edition with Mike Duffy and anchored Canada AM
Weekend and CTV NewsNet. In 1999, Diana moved to Global Television
where she travelled with Jean Chretien to international summits
like the G8, as well as covered his 2000 federal re-election
Among her other endeavours, Diana has written, narrated and
co-produced a one hour documentary for Global Television and
TVO entitled "A Hero To Me"(2002), and a memoir called
"Living Up To A Legend: My Adventures With Billy Bishop's
Ghost" (Dundurn Press 2017), exploring the legacy of her
famous grandfather and Canadian icon, World War One flying ace
To find out more about how Diana
can re-energize your firm's position in the business world, feel free
to contact her to
arrange a meeting.