This summer, second-year master’s of journalism student Kira Wakeam embarks on the prestigious Joan Donaldson CBC News Scholarship, which will take her to CBC newsrooms across the country, and the continent. One of eight aspiring Canadian journalists selected in the program, Wakeam discusses her plans for the four-month fellowship, which will include a six-week stint at CBC’s Washington, D.C. bureau during the U.S. presidential election campaign.