Community Broadcast Journalism, 1981
Reporter, CTV News London
Nick Paparella has been a prominent member of the London community since he began reporting for CFPL (now CTV London) in 1982. He has leveraged his platform to serve as a community advocate. A volunteer M.C.for more than 50 charitable fundraisers each year, Paparella also sits on several boards, including London Health Sciences Foundation’s volunteer campaign cabinet in support of the foundation’s $200-million capital campaign. He has also left his mark by mentoring dozens of broadcast students, bringing encouragement and empowerment to the next generation of reporters. In 2012, he received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for his extensive community service.