Josie Fomé is a multimedia Journalist with a keen interest on issues related to the African Continent and the African diaspora. She has international experience in community facilitation, radio show production and documentary film making. She has a passion for reshaping and creating new narratives surrounding the African continent and the African diaspora through story telling in all its forms.
She received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada in 2017 and her Gr.Dip. in Journalism from Concordia University in 2018.
Josie has been the recipient of the CJAD 800 Gord Sinclair Radio Award (2017), the Susan Carson Memorial Bursary (2018), the Gordon Sinclair Roving Reporter Bursary (2020) and is an inaugural fellow for the Canadian Journalism Foundation's Black Journalism Fellowship (2021).
She is currently doing a fellowship with CTV Toronto. Josie is the blog coordinator and head editor of SAYASPORA - a platform for young African women worldwide and is the podcast host of Filling the Void w/ Josie - a podcast for lifelong learners who may or may not believe university was a scam.
Josie is currently based in Toronto, Canada.