Esther Enkin (@CBCOmbudsman) was appointed Executive Editor, CBC News in 2008. Ms. Enkin has worked in radio and television at CBC since 1975. She was a founding member of The Journal, and went on to be a documentary field producer. Several of her productions won international awards.

In her current position of executive editor, CBC News, Ms. Enkin is responsible for the quality and standards of CBC journalism. She oversees policy and standards, developing policy and ensuring CBC's journalistic standards are met nationally and regionally.