Denio Lourenco

Digital Content Editor



Denio Lourenco is a Toronto-based multimedia journalist whose storytelling extends across a wide range of topics.

He currently works as a writer and digital content editor at CTV News. On the national digital team he has covered major news events, such as the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, federal elections, natural disasters and mass shootings, but he specializes in stories on LGBTQ2S+ issues, crime and policing.

Denio holds a master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, where he graduated from in 2018. He also studied political science and gender studies at the University of Toronto.

Before his role at CTV News, Denio worked as an associate video editor at HuffPost Canada. He was also an associate producer on the documentary series “The Big Sex Talk” which premiered on CBC Gem in 2022.

Throughout his career, Denio has held various positions in television, podcasting and digital news. His work has appeared in multiple local and national news outlets, including The Globe and Mail, Vice and NBC News.

In 2021, his investigation into the mistreatment of transgender people in the Canadian prison system was a finalist at the Digital Publishing Awards. His reporting was also adapted into a documentary for OutTV called “Surviving The Block.”

Denio speaks English and Portuguese.

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