Carole MacNeil Biography
Carole MacNeil is a Canadian anchor and host working for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) in Ontario, Ottawa. She joined the station in May 1987.
Carole MacNeil Career
MacNeil hosts weeknight prime-time news on CBC News Network from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Formerly, she anchored “The National” on Saturdays and was one of three permanent hosts of CBC News daily news program. She also hosted CBC News Network with Carole MacNeil on weekdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. from 2009 to 2016. In addition to that, she hosted CBC News: Sunday and CBC News: Sunday Night from 2002-2009. From 1994-1998, she served as an anchor of the Windsor evening news. MacNeil has hosted numerous live specials for CBC Television and CBC News: Sunday.
Furthermore, she hosted the Toronto edition of Canada Now before September 2002. In her journalism career journey, she has reported from Afghanistan, Europe, and also from the U.S. She has also sat down with some of the world’s most fascinating people including Benazir Bhutto, Madeleine Albright, Colin Powell, and Bishop Desmond Tutu.
Her journalism career began in the early 1990s anchoring local news programs in New Brunswick and Ontario. She later worked for CBC station CBAT-DT in Fredericton, New Brunswick from 1990 to 1994. While there, he served as a co-anchor for the evening news program and the host of a current affairs program. Later, she moved to Windsor, Ontario to work for CBET-DT, the local CBC station. There she became the anchor of the local evening newscast. In February 1996, she replaced David Kyle as the station’s late-night news anchor and became the anchor of both the evening and late-night newscasts.
After working there, for quite a time, she left Windsor station in August 1998 and joined CBC Newsworld as a co-anchor of the CBC morning news program with Ralph Benmergui. In October 2021, she announced that she would be departing from CBC News later that month. Her last broadcast on CBC Rundown with Carole MacNeil took place on October 26, 2021.
Carole MacNeil Age
MacNeil is 58 years old as of 2022. She was born on February 2, 1964, in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. MacNeil celebrates her birthday on the 2nd of February every year.
Carole MacNeil Height
MacNeil stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Carole MacNeil Family
MacNeil was born and raised in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. She has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if she has any siblings
Carole MacNeil Husband
MacNeil is married to her better half, Richard Stursberg. The two tied the knot in 2009.
Carole MacNeil Net Worth
MacNeil has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned from her successful career as an anchor and host.
Carole MacNeil Salary
MacNeil earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Carole MacNeil CBC News
MacNeil works at CBC News where she works alongside other famous CBC News anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Andrew Chang
- Andrew Nichols
- Heather Hiscox
- Jay Scotland
- Johanna Wagstaffe
- Michael Serapio
- Ryan Snoddon
- Farah Singh
- John Sauder
- Rex Murphy
- Jenny Howe
- John Hancock
- Kimberly Gale
- Meagan Fitzpatrick