Since joining CTV News in 2004, Toronto-based Mary Nersessian has spearheaded coverage on everything from royal weddings to Olympics to several federal elections. She specializes in stories on immigration, genocide studies, parenting, health, women’s issues, social media and book publishing. She also has a keen interest in copy editing and training journalists in writing for web. Mary has extensive experience in digital media and is part of the team that won the RTDNA’s Digital Media Award in 2015. In 2016, she also shared in the Ron Laidlaw Award for continuing coverage awarded by the RTDNA for the digital team’s coverage of Election 2015. She was also a member of the team recognized with the 2020 RTDNA Canada Network Award for Excellence in Innovation for the Truth Tracker fact-checking series during the 2019 election campaign. Mary holds a Bachelor of Journalism and certificate in Book Publishing from Toronto’s Ryerson University.