Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Leigh Chapple

Anchor, reporter, professor

Born and lives in Ottawa.

Studied journalism at Algonquin College.

Began her career with CHOV-TV in Pembroke at the age of 19.

Joined CJOH-TV, first as personal assistant to Max Keeping, then as a reporter, eventually as anchor of the 11:30 pm news.

Hosted Regional Contact, CTV Weekend News and is the producer of CTV News @ 11:30.

For the last 15 years, works as a part-time professor at Algonquin College in the TV Broadcasting Program.

Was twice nominated for the Premier's Award, named as one of the capital's top 50 people by Ottawa Magazine, and honoured as the Consumer's Choice Award Women of the Year.

Is retiring from her CTV anchor job in 2012 after 36 years in the business.


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