Monday, September 5, 2011

Lisa LaFlamme

News anchor, journalist

Born in Kitchener-Waterloo.

Communication graduate of the University of Ottawa.

Named Lloyd Robertson’s successor as anchor of CTV National News; beginning September 5, 2011.

Canada’s first full-time female anchor in one of the three major English-language national newscasts.

Well known as the CTV National Affairs Correspondent; has enjoyed a successful career anchoring the CTV News and interviewing numerous guests as co-host of Canada AM, Canada's most-watched national morning show.

Was a political correspondent for CTV News in Ottawa and the prime-time NewsNet anchor.

Has received five Gemini nominations in the Best News Anchor category and has won several RTNDA awards; also received an honourary Doctor of Laws degree from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ont. and was awarded the Meritas-Tabaret Award for Alumni Achievement from the University of Ottawa.

Actively involved with the community, promoting events for organizations such as the Canadian Blood Services and the Canadian Women's Foundation.

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