Sandie Rinaldo biography and facts

Journalist

Sandie Rinaldo (born Sandra Brycks, 16 January 1950 in Toronto) is a Canadian television journalist and anchor for CTV News. She was first seen on television as a dancer during the mid-1960s on CBC Television youth series such as Where It's At. Rinaldo graduated from York University's Fine Arts programme with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in 1973. A week after graduation, Rinaldo joined CTV Television Network's news division, initially working as a junior secretary to Donald Cameron, director of news. She later advanced to production manager then research for W5, as well as reporting for CTV National News and Canada AM. She became anchor for the newscasts on Canada AM in 1980, making her the first woman in Canada to hold a full-time position as a national news anchor. In 1985 she became weekend anchor of CTV National News. Rinaldo is also a substitute anchor for the main weekday national newscast. Since 2009, she has been anchoring CTV News Channel three weekday afternoons. From 1989 to 1991, she was co-anchor with Tom Gibney of the local World Beat News on the network's Toronto affiliate CFTO. As of 2010, she is a co-host of W5 and a contributing reporter. She was married to Michael  ( Wikipedia )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1950-01-16
Place of birth
Toronto
Spouse(s)
Michael Rinaldo
Profession
Broadcaster, Journalist

Employment

Company Job title From To
CTV News News Presenter

Education

Institution From To
York University

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