Francesca Fionda is a data/investigative journalist and journalism instructor at BCIT’s Broadcast and Online Media program. She's worked with national investigative teams at Global’s 16x9, CBC’s fifth estate and Marketplace and at the community-driven start up The Discourse. Most recently she was the investigative correspondent for the podcast, Attention Control hosted by Kevin Newman. Her reporting on issues like fake Indigenous art in the tourism industry, the criminal justice system and Canada’s mobile workforce have earned nominations and awards from; the Jack Webster Association, Online News Association, Canadian Association of Journalists, Canadian Screen Awards, Radio Television Digital News Association and the New York Festivals Worlds.