Reports by Johanna Luna
Johanna Luna is a weather Specialist with CTV News Northern Ontario based in Sudbury.
When she steps into the studio, her microphone is her audience. But make no mistake - the Ecuador-born Canadian never forgets she's talking to real, live people. In fact, that's her favourite part of the job.
"I love getting to show my own personality, talking to callers, and hearing from viewers," she says. "If I can put a smile on someone's face, then I've done my job."
She is a Griffith University (Gold Coast, Australia) graduate with a journalism degree and obtained a diploma from Sheridan College's (Oakville, Canada) Journalism-Broadcast program.
Her career in radio and TV has led her to work at #SpotlighTV & Radio Network, CKLB Radio 101.9 FM Aboriginal Radio station in Yellowknife, NWT, Big Country 93.1FM (The Jim Pattison Group) in Grande Prairie, Alta., The Rush 96.1 FM (Whitehorse, Yukon), 98 COOL FM in Saskatoon, Daytime Toronto Rogers TV, The Canadian Traffic Network (#1310NEWS Ottawa and #NEWSTALK1010), and Jazz Radio 94.1FM (Gold Coast, Australia).
Luna has covered the TIFF, JUNOS, SOCAN Awards, Operanation (The Canadian Opera Company), Canada Walk of Fame, Legend Classics, Hispanic Heritage Month in October, PANAmerican Food & Music Festival, NXNE Music Festival, Burlington's Sound of Music Festival, Dream to Wear LOVE 6, Hockey Hall of Fame, Canadian Screen Awards, Arctic Inspiration Prize, Yukon QUEST, Dawson City International Short Film Festival, Dead North Film Festival, Wonderful Women WEIZMANN Canada, Vaughan Film Festival, Big Music Festival in Kitchener, Toronto's Festival of Beer, Soul-In-The City with Sean Jones at Casa Loma, The Scarborough Walk of Fame, Kaleidoscope Ball, World MasterCard Fashion Week in Toronto, The Venetian Ball aiding Villa Charities and more.
She speaks fluent English, Spanish and conversational Italian.