Jeffrey Dvorkin

Jeffrey Dvorkin
Lecturer and Program Director


Jeffrey Dvorkin is a lecturer and director of the journalism program at the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus. His journalistic career began at CBS News in London while still a graduate student at the London School of Economics. For more than 20 years, he was a CBC journalist in Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto where he became Managing Editor and Chief Journalist for CBC Radio. In 1997, he was named Vice-President, News and Information at NPR in Washington, DC where he subsequently became NPR’s first news ombudsman, handling ethical complaints and concerns from listeners. Dvorkin has an Honours B.A. in European History from the University of Alberta, an M.A. from the University of Toronto and an M.Phil. from the LSE. He comments regularly for print and broadcast and blogs at Now The Details.



B.A. (Alberta), M.A. (Toronto), M.Phil. (LSE)