David Scanlan is the Bloomberg News Managing Editor for Canada and is responsible for news coverage in the country. Based in Toronto, he oversees news bureaus in Calgary, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver and Winnipeg.
Scanlan joined Bloomberg in 1996 as the company’s first reporter in Bogota, Colombia. He then worked as bureau chief for Lima, Sao Paulo and Madrid, before returning to his hometown of Toronto in 2003. Prior to joining Bloomberg, Scanlan was a business and features reporter at the Ottawa Citizen. He also worked for the CBC, The Economist, The Financial Times, Miami Herald, Tortonto Star and Maclean’s magazine.
He has received accolades and scholarships from the Committee to Protect Journalists, Canadian Association of Journalists and the Ottawa Community Group.
He holds a B.A. in Journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa.