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Priya Mann

Local 4 Reporter, @Local4Priya

Priya Mann professional bio pic

Priya Mann was born and raised near Toronto, Canada and knew from an early age that she wanted to be a reporter.

Priya graduated from Brock University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and completed a Post Graduate Diploma from Humber College in Advanced Journalism.

She began her career as a volunteer reporter for Rogers Television Peel, in Mississauga.
In 2008, her first job took her out West, to CFJC News in Kamloops, British Columbia. She worked as a videojournalist – shooting, writing and editing her own stories.

Priya won a prestigious RTDNA award for her story ‘Remembering Afghanistan’. The feature story profiled a soldier who had recently returned to Canada after serving overseas.
A year later, she moved to Windsor Ontario, and lived on the riverfront overlooking the Detroit skyline.

As a videojournalist for CTV Windsor, she covered a number of stories including the North International American Auto Show in Detroit.

Priya was promoted to CTV London in 2010, where she also became a backup anchor and weather specialist.
In 2011 Priya was the first television reporter on the ground in Goderich Ontario, covering the aftermath of a F-3 tornado.
In 2012, Priya moved up the 401 to work as a videojouranlist for CTV Kitchener. She worked as a video journalist, anchor and occasionally filled in for weather.

In 2013, Priya was thrilled to become a part of Detroit’s number one station WDIV-Local 4.

Priya’s parents and brother live in North Carolina and she has a lot of family in Chicago.

She is passionate about connecting with people and sharing their stories.

Priya is a dedicated vegetarian, loves to read, do yoga and watch documentaries.

She has a cockapoo named Zen – who is not yet inspired by his name. 

  • Favorite Book: Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Favorite Movie: Father of the Bride
  • Favorite Song: Lose Yourself by Eminem 

Twitter: @Local4Priya

Facebook: Priya Mann

Email: pmann@wdiv.com

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