Kai Nagata is a graduate of Templeton Secondary School, the UBC English department, and Concordia University's Journalism program. He worked as a video production instructor at the Pacific Cinémathèque, then later as a radio reporter and videojournalist at the CBC in Montreal. Kai briefly held the post of Quebec City Bureau Chief at CTV, reporting mostly on politics, but resigned after losing faith in the potential of TV news to effect meaningful social change. Kai was Tyee Writer in Residence from September 2011 to June of 2012 and is developing documentaries and experimenting with new models for online journalism and political engagement.
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