Zuraidah Alman Named Anchor of Toronto’s #1 Late-Night Newscast, CTV NEWS AT 11:30
— February 24, 2016
TORONTO (February 24, 2016) – CTV Toronto announced today that Zuraidah Alman has been named Anchor of Toronto’s #1 late-night newscast, CTV NEWS AT 11:30. A familiar face to viewers, Alman has been with the team at CTV News since 2008 as a reporter and fill-in anchor.
“I’m looking forward to serving our dedicated viewers each weeknight with a roundup of the day’s headlines,” said Alman. “Toronto is a city that never sleeps, and it is an honour to be the last call for so many Torontonians before the end of the day, delivering the highest quality of news that is CTV Toronto’s trademark.”
“Zuraidah is an accomplished reporter who demonstrates passion and professionalism in delivering the stories that matter most to Torontonians and viewers across the region,” said Joanne MacDonald, Vice-President, CTV News. “I’m pleased to welcome Zuraidah to the anchor desk – she’s a terrific addition to our award-winning anchor team.”
Alman’s broadcast experience spans almost two decades. Prior to joining the CTV News Toronto team, Alman worked for Global TV, anchoring the morning and noon news, and reporting for the supper hour broadcast. She has also worked as a reporter for Citytv and anchor for CP24. Alman has covered Toronto headlines including The Toronto Blue Jays 2015 playoff run, Canada’s largest mass shooting on Danzig St. in downtown Toronto, and the massive Toronto ice storm and subsequent blackout of 2013.
Follow her on Twitter: @ZuraidahCTV
Source: Numeris (BBM Canada), Broadcast Year-To-Date (Aug. 31/15-Feb. 14/16), Toronto/Hamilton EM, Ind.2+
CTV Toronto is CTV’s flagship station and winner of the 2010 Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence by the Radio-Television Digital News Association. CTV Toronto’s local supper hour news program CTV News AT SIX joins CTV News at Noon and CTV News at 11:30 as the #1 choice for news in the Greater Toronto Area. CTV Toronto is a division of Bell Media, Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. More information about CTV Toronto can be found on the network’s website at www.toronto.ctv.ca.
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