Kayla Hounsell


Broadcast Date October 24, 2018

Today’s guest will a familiar one to many of you – for a good many years Newfoundland native Kayla Hounsell could be seen on your evening and weekend newscasts here in the Maritimes – but just last year after covering the murder trial of Will Sandeson following the death his Dalhousie classmate Taylor Samson she shifted her focus to writing a book – the result is the just released Nimbus publication “First Degree: From Med School to Murder: The Story Behind the Shocking Will Sandeson Trial.” So we’ll talk about that and so much more – including how she began her career in journalism, her award winning coverage in Liberia, and her new gig as CBC’s National Reporter for the Maritimes – plus her take on destiny, her feelings flying and we’ll play a fun round of INsights IN 10 – so with all that ahead let’s get to it – here’s my conversation with the one and only Kayla Hounsell!

Follow Kayla Hounsell on Twitter @KaylaAuthor and like on Facebook @KaylaAuthor 

You can keep up to date with her work on CBC by following her other account on Twitter @KaylaHounsell and liking her on Facebook at @KaylaHounsell

For more on “First Degree: From Med School to Murder: The Story Behind the Shocking Will Sandeson” Trial click here

The official launch is on Oct. 29th at 7 pm at the Halifax Central Library in Paul O’Regan Hall. There will be refreshments, book signing and an author reading

Other Book Signings Include…
Oct. 25 – TRURO – Author talk/Signing/Books for sale – Public Library 6:30 PM 
Oct. 26 – HALIFAX – Book Signing Coles Scotia Square – 12-2 PM 
Oct. 29 – HALIFAX – OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF FIRST DEGREE 
Nov. 17 – AMHERST – Nimbus Christmas Bazaar – More than 40 Atlantic Canadian Authors will have their books for sale and signing. 10 AM – 2 PM Dayle’s Grand Market. 
Nov. 18 – MONCTON – Book signing – Chapters 11 AM – 1 PM 
Nov. 24 – BRIDGEWATER – Multi-author book signing – Coles 1 PM – 3 PM 

For the scoop on Kayla’s hometowns visit gandercanada.ca and see New-Wes-Valley

Check out Kayla’s high school Gander Collegiate visit gandercollediate.com

For the scoop on Kayla’s University visit carleton.ca 

You can watch Kayla’s award winning documentary about Ebola Ravaged Liberia click here 

While you’re here check out our previous features with Kayla Hounsell check out her Cool People Profile, HOME for the Holidays…Sharing East Coast Traditions & Memories2015 Wishes, Goals & ResolutionsMother’s Day Salutes & TributesCape Breton Christmas Daddies 2010 – Behind the Scenes

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