David Molko is a five-time Emmy-award-winning journalist and television news reporter and anchor, with over 15 years of experience in international, national and local storytelling.
Currently senior reporter for CTV News Vancouver, Molko has distinguished himself with his ability to make any story memorable.
Molko won a Regional Edward R. Murrow award for his investigation into the operator of an unlicenced daycare where a 16-month-old boy died. He landed a series of exclusives with the boy’s parents, and sparked changes from regulators that could impact millions.
Before his move to Vancouver in 2016, Molko was based at CNN’s Asia Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong, where he reported on some of the biggest breaking news stories in the region. Those include the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines MH370, the crash of Air Asia 8501, Indonesia’s haze crisis, the death of Singapore’s Lee Kwan Yew, and the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests.
Molko has produced more than a dozen half-hour news and feature specials on location for CNN, including CNN Business Traveller episodes in China & the Philippines, editions of On The Road in India, Singapore & Japan, Future Cities: Singapore, Innovative Cities, On China, Talk Asia, and A Nuclear Iran: The Expert Intel, a documentary special hosted by Christiane Amanpour.
His move to Asia followed five years as a senior producer at CNN International headquarters in Atlanta, where he produced live news programming, breaking news, and news specials seen by viewers in more than 150 countries around the world.
Molko also wrote and produced for WCBS-TV and WNYW-TV in New York. He began his journalism career as a researcher at MSNBC.
Molko graduated from Columbia University in New York with a degree in Economics & Political Science. He speaks French, is a U.S. Citizen and Canadian Permanent Resident, and is originally from Southern California.