Lien Yeung is an award-winning multimedia reporter, anchor and producer with CBC Vancouver News. She has covered stories ranging from the opioid crisis to historic wildfires to diversity in media. Her journalism has taken her from the Pacific Northwest to the Atlantic Coast. She holds a Master’s of Journalism from UBC and B.A. from SFU. Lien took the leap to pursue journalism after almost a decade in marketing working with some of Canada’s most recognizable brands. When she isn’t connecting with viewers, Lien can be found tasting her way through Vancouver’s culinary scene. A known technophile, you can find her sharing her latest meal on Twitter or Instagram.
As a multi-talented musician and entertainer, Barron S is best described as one part fiery red head and two parts total music nerd. Her passion for music has landed her performing on Rihanna’s Anti World Tour, opening for Electro-Funk duo Chromeo, and the coveted spot of Arena DJ for NHL Team, the Vancouver Canucks.
As an accomplished singer Barron S both produces her own music and also adds live vocals to her DJ sets. In terms of her original music she has collaborated with the following artists and producers: Dave Ogilvie (Nine Inch Nails, Mariannas Trench, Carly Rae Jepsen), Davey Badiuk (Dragonette, Tegan & Sara, Liam Gallagher), and Omar Khan (Kreesha Turner, Esthero). Barron S is currently back in the studio recording a new album.
Abby Pierrot has been writing folky, heartfelt tunes as long as she can remember.
A self taught guitarist, she also plays the ukulele, violin, and piano. Her earliest memory of music is while being forced to practice piano she accidentally shoved a pencil up her mother’s nose resulting in a nose bleed.
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