Briar Stewart is a foreign correspondent with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and is currently based in Moscow, Russia.
As a multi-media journalist, she files for television/radio/online. Prior to working in Moscow, she was based throughout western Canada and has also had the opportunity to report from the US, the U.K. and Africa.
She has won a national RTDNA award for her coverage of the Fort McMurray fire and an Alberta Film and Television Award for her documentary, "Journey to Jamaica." In 2014, she was chosen by the International Centre for Journalists for a Global Health fellowship, which took her to South Africa and Mozambique to report on child and maternal mortality.
Briar grew up in Ontario and attended Ryerson University where she obtained her Bachelors of Journalism. She was also awarded a scholarship by the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania to attend a series of business seminars designed for journalists.
She speaks Danish, is learning Russia, and is always trying to improve her French!