Janis Mackey Frayer

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Janis Mackey Frayer (born 1970) is a Canadian journalist with CTV National News. She is currently Asia Bureau Chief based in Beijing. She was the network's Middle East Bureau Chief in Jerusalem from 2003-2009 and South Asia Bureau Chief in New Delhi from 2009-2013.

Frayer studied international relations and French at the University of Toronto, where she was initiated into Alpha Omicron Pi fraternity's Beta Tau chapter.[citation needed]

Her career began at CFOS Radio in Owen Sound, Ontario and at age 19 she worked at YTV. She was later a financial news anchor with BNN and wrote a regular business column for The Globe and Mail newspaper.

Frayer was awarded the United Nations/UNDPI Gold Medal at the 2010 New York Festivals[1] and also won World Gold in the category of Human Interest, and has since served as a member of the Grand Jury. She has earned two Gemini Award nominations for Best Reportage and two RTNDA Awards for News.

She is married to photojournalist Kevin Frayer.


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