Sophie Thibault

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Sophie Thibault in 2017

Sophie Thibault (born May 2, 1961) is a Quebec journalist and television reporter for the TVA network.


She earned a bachelor's degree in psychology, after which she became a radio reporter for CINQ-FM and CHAI-FM. She continued journalism studies at the Université de Montréal with Pierre Dufault and later contributed to the newsmagazines Protégez-vous and La Vie en rose.

Her TV debut was in 1988 and in the summer of 1990 she provided coverage of the Oka crisis. Later on, she became a journalist for the morning show Salut Bonjour. She also collaborated on the Le Match de la vie involving colleague Claude Charron.

In 2002, following the departure of Simon Durivage, she became the anchor of Le TVA 22 heures, where she maintained an average audience of about 650,000 viewers. Sophie Thibault was the subject of a master's thesis by a former rad-can journalist in the United States: La Perspective féminine dans les téléjournaux.[1]

Personal life[edit]

She has remained close to her mother, who suffered from chronic multiple sclerosis. Her father, former news director of Radio-Canada Marc Thibault, died in 2006.

Personal honors[edit]


  1. ^ Qu´becor Média. "Canoe Divertissement - Vidéos & Photos - Showbiz - Cinéma - Musique - Arts & Spectacles".