TSN Reporter and Former Law Studen
Laura Diakun is an anchor for Sportscentre and a host and reporter for TSN’s live coverage of championship events from around the world.
A versatile sports journalist, Diakun made her TSN debut in 2014 and has since hosted and reported on a multitude of live events for Canada’s Sports Leader, including the World Juniors, Rio 2016 Olympic Games, PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, IIHF Men’s and Women’s World Hockey Championships, the Toronto Raptors, the Queen’s Plate, and many more.
Prior to joining TSN, Diakun also hosted the sports segment on Global News Toronto and served as a studio host for CBC Sports’ coverage of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
Diakun got her start in the sports industry while pursuing a law degree at the University of Toronto. A passionate sports fan, she sought an internship position with The Score, which quickly led to an assignment editor position followed by a role as an on-air host for numerous sports including CIS football, hockey, and horse racing.
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Keynote Sports Evening
With years at TSN, this sports media expert has seen it all. As a keynote or as Master of Ceremonies, they will provide hilarious anecdotes about your favorite Sports personalities and professional athletes. Go behind the scenes of Sports like never before!
High Performance & Leadership
The sports media talent engages people on how to approach life with a new standard of high performance. They share strategies on how to not only make it to the next level, but to excel when you get there. They will provide insights and techniques to perform at this high level on a consistent, daily basis.
Having interviewed numerous professional athletes, they can tap into that key learning or lessons from sport and life. They will make sure the discussion is lively and entertaining.
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