David Akin, Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Wiki, Global News, Family, Net Worth, Salary, Wife

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David Akin Biography

David Akin is a Canadian journalist and reporter who is currently working as the chief political correspondent for Global News. Akin is also an Award-winning journalist and he covers Canadian federal and electoral politics David features on Global National, on Global News programs across the country, on Corus Radio stations, and also at Globalnews.ca.

David Akin Age

He was born in Montreal, Canada, his age is not know in the public because David likes keeping his personal life private. However it is just known he began his journalism career in 1993.

David Akin Height

Akin Stands at an average and moderate body measurement height by the look of his photos. However his body measurement height is approximately around 5ft and 1inch tall.

David Akin Weght

He has also a moderate body measurement weight by the look of his current photos, unfortunately the eaxct measurement of his weight is still under review.

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David was born in Montreal, Canada to a loving parents. Information about his family is not available and we are doing our resaerch about his parents manes and also to update about his siblings.


He is a Canadian

David Akin Education

After finishing his highschool with good grades and then went to stud history at the University of Guelph.

Global News/Career

David Akin did start his career in 1993 working with The Packet and Times in Orillia, Ontario, he was he paper’s city hall reporter. After that, he did move to The Chronicle Journal in Thunder Bay in 1995 and there he did work as a senior reporter and joined The Hamilton Spectator and then the National Post, followed by The Globe and also Mail.

Later David became a parliamentary correspondent for CTV News from 2001 to 2008, this was before joining Canwest News Service  as a national affairs correspondent. While working at CTV, he won a Gemini Award for his reporting. In addition to that ,The Globe and Mail did  reported that he had  resigned from Canwest on the 10th of June 2010, then  become the first reporter for Sun Media’s new all news cable service.

David also became the he national bureau chief from 2011 to 2015 working for Sun Media and the Sun News Network and did  hosted The Daily Brief and then later, the hour-long show Battleground.

Furthermore, Akin is most prominent and been one of the most canadian pioneere who has a better experience and exploration when it comes to using social media and degital as well as computer-assisted tools for newsgathering and also publishing.


David did  received the 2017 National Newspaper Award for political reporting for breaking the news.This was  about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s 2017 Christmas holiday thatbwas held at the Aga Khan’s island in the Bahamas.

In his career his job has led him to travel across the world reporting on diffrerent events and coverage including Canadian politicians at G7 and G20 summits in St. Petersburg, Kampala, Uganda; and Seoul, South Korea Kampala, Russia; Perth, Australia. Akin also did report from Tahrir Square during the Arab Spring of 2011. Additionally, he did cover Rome election of Pope Francis in 2013.

David Akin Net Worth

Akin is a Canadian journalist and reporter whose net worth is approximately around $ 1 million to $ 2 million.


The anual salay that he receives per year is approximately  $ 46,865 yearly.

David Akin Wife/Spouse

Infomation about his marital status is that he is married and he currently lives in Ottawa with his wife whose name is not known to the public. When he is not at work he likes playing golf, enjoys cross-country skiing, and also collecting Canadian stamps.


David and his wife have a two lovely kids whose names are not known to the public.

Social Media

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