Our Journalists

Breaking a news story takes dedication, sometimes for years. It requires curiosity,
determination and a commitment to delivering the truth to a public who deserve
nothing less. Star journalists are held in the highest regard for their integrity, accuracy and relentless pursuit of news stories that need telling.


Donovan Vincent & Diana Zlomislic

Donvan Vincent is a reporter on the Toronto Starís national desk. The recipient of a National Newspaper Award and a Michener Award, he covered the Toronto inquest into the prison death of Ashley Smith. Earlier he was based in the Starís city hall bureau, where he reported during former mayor David Millerís second term. Vincent has covered a number of beats for the newspaper and has written extensively on mental health and social justice issues, including housing.
Diana Zlomislic joined the Toronto Star in 2002. After spending several years working behind the scenes, culminating in her editorship of the Saturday Star, Zlomislic returned to reporting as a member of the paperís investigative team. She spent years pressing the federal government for details of Ashley Smithís incarceration. Her determined coverage has shed light on the use of segregation in Canadaís prisons and the plight of mentally ill offenders.