Bhupinder Hundal is a media professional and manager with over 10+ years of TV media experience, and founder of CrossConnect Media. Bhupinder was previously News Manager of OMNI Television (Rogers Media Inc.) in BC, overseeing the station’s Mandarin, Cantonese, and Punjabi newscasts, including all personnel and bureau operations in Victoria.
He was also responsible for OMNI News Punjabi National Edition airing in Ontario and Alberta along with Hockey Night in Canada in Punjabi.
Bhupinder is also well recognized in the mainstream media as well. Bhupinder is a member of the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS), and the BCIT Broadcast Journalism Advisory Council, and a past member of the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA). He also served as a member of the 2013 BC Election Debate Consortium along with other TV News Directors in Vancouver.
Bhupinder has also been recognized for his contributions. He is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. He was also awarded with the Rogers Business Impact award for his managerial work at OMNI. During his tenure as News Manager, the OMNI newsroom won Jack Webster Journalism Awards for Best Reporting in Chinese in 2011 and 2012.