Kirk LaPointe, Vice President of Audience and Business Development, Business in Vancouver

Kirk LaPointe, Vice President of Audience and Business Development, Business in Vancouver

KirkLaPointKirk LaPointe is the Vice President of Audience and Business Development at Business in Vancouver Media Group; Weekday Host of the morning talk program at Roundhouse Radio 98.3 FM in Vancouver; Adjunct Professor in Ethics and Leadership at the Graduate School of Journalism at University of British Columbia; and Executive Director of the Organization of News Ombudsmen.

He has held the senior editorial positions at CTV News, Southam News and The Hamilton Spectator, been the founding executive editor of National Post, a program host on CBC Newsworld, the managing editor of the Vancouver Sun, the ombudsman of the CBC, and the Ottawa Bureau Chief and General News Editor of The Canadian Press, among his roles as a journalist. He ran for mayor of Vancouver in 2014.