Carolyn Mackenzie

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Carolyn Mackenzie
Born Toronto, Ontario
Nationality Canadian
Alma mater Carleton University
Occupation Reporter, journalist, writer
Website Carolyn Mackenzie on Twitter

Carolyn Mackenzie (born in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian journalist. She graduated from Carleton University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Journalism.[1][2]

Career[edit]

MacKenzie began her career as host of Rogers TV Toronto Living. She then moved to Sydney, Nova Scotia where she worked as a videographer, reporter, camera operator and editor for ATV/CTV News. MacKenzie moved to Barrie, Ontario and worked as an anchor for a new television station, New VR. In 2005, MacKenzie moved back to Toronto where she joined Global Television Network. The following year, she won an Edward R. Murrow Award for excellence in journalism for her coverage of transit inaccessibility.[1][3]

MacKenzie has covered Queen Elizabeth's Jubilee Visit, reported on Toronto terror suspects, and achieved the "Best Spot News Story" for reporting on a home attack in Vaughan, Ontario.[citation needed]

In 2013, MacKenzie switched from anchoring Global's weekend news, to anchoring its weekday 11:00 pm news.[4]

On 1 June 2015, Mackenzie moved to Global Television's The Morning Show.[5]

Personal life[edit]

MacKenzie and her firefighter husband Chris have two children. They live in Etobicoke, a suburb of Toronto. Carolyn Mackenzie is a mixture of Maltese and Scottish descent.[1][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Cornblum, Marcy (21 July 2014). "Celebrity Spaces: Carolyn MacKenzie". Toronto Sun. 
  2. ^ Armstrong, Denis (May 2014). "Global Anchor Says J-School Program "Bang On"". Carleton Now. 
  3. ^ Cairns, Bryan (24 February 2015). "Family Matters: Global News Anchor Carolyn MacKenzie on Juggling Career, Home and Planting Roots for Her Kids". Etobicoke Guardian. 
  4. ^ Armstrong, Denis (May 2014). "Global Anchor Says J-School Program "Bang On"". Carleton University. 
  5. ^ "Global News Toronto Announces New Anchor Line-up". Broadcaster. 14 May 2015. 
  6. ^ "Carolyn MacKenzie". Canada.com. 28 September 2007. 

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