Lisa Laflamme | Biography

Posted On: 27 Apr, 2014

Lisa Laflamme | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth July 25, 1964
Age 56 Years 7 Month(s)
Nationality Canadian
Profession Journalist
Husband/Spouse N/A
Boyfriend Unknown
Ethnicity White
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Yes
Body Measurements 32-24-32 inches (approx.)
Net Worth N/A
Height 1.69 m (approx.)
Children/Kids No

Lisa Laflamme is a Canadian Television journalist, born on July 25, 1964, in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. Currently, she is the chief anchor and senior editor of CTV National News.

Lisa replaced Lloyd Robertson for this position. She was born to parents David and Kathleen LaFlamme. Her family members include her parents and three sisters.

She previously served as the news international affairs correspondent and substitute host for CTV National News. Lisa's religion is a Roman Catholic.

Laflamme was enrolled at St. Mary's High School and later graduated from the University of Ottawa. In 1998, she began her career at CTV's Kitchener affiliate CKCO as a copy writer and script assistant and then in 1999; she moved on to become an anchor.

Before she worked as co-host on Canada AM between 2001–2003, as a parliamentary reporter, and on CTV NEWSNET now CTV News Channel. 

Laflamme started working at CTV National News as a foreign correspondent as well as a back-up anchor to Lloyd Robertson in 2003.

She covered many international events and conflicts, including  September 11 attacks and the subsequent Iraq War, the War in Afghanistan (2001–present), the Arab Spring in Cairo, Hurricane Katrina, the 2010 Haiti earthquake, the death of Pope John Paul II in 2005 and the election of Pope Francis in 2013.

She even covered every election since 1997 and every Olympic Games since 2006, most recently, the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II in 2012 and the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton in 2011. Lisa was promoted to sole anchor after Robertson's departure.

Laflamme has also interviewed many great political figures including Paul Martin, Jean Chrétien, and Brian Mulroney, plus current Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen Harper, British royals such as Prince Andrew, during the London Olympics and music legend Sir Paul McCartney.

Additionally, she has also interviewed Boris Johnson, Conrad Black, Sarah (Duchess of York), Colin Powell, Bill Clinton and Tony Blair. Flamme has five Gemini Award nominations in the Best News Anchor category several RTDNA awards and 1999 Galaxi Award from the Canadian Cable Television Association. 

Through her outstanding charm, knowledge of the field and ability to bind the viewers, she is proved to be the successful anchor.

She is the one who wishes to stay fir and in shape so that she can bring extra charm in her presentation and also a good television image.

As we know that hard work pays off, her hard work and determination towards her work is the key factors of her handsome salary which is estimated to be around $300,000 to $350,000 annually. Lisa has done a plastic surgery in the past that included a facelift, nose job, and an eyelift.

Regarding her personal life, she is not married yet although she has already reached 51 years old in her age.  There are also not any rumor about Lisa's affair and boyfriend.

It can also be proved that a lady with or without husband doesn't make a difference as she has reached this height of success in her life. It is also evident that she hasn’t gone through any tragedy of divorce in her life.

So proud of the girls in my own family working to make a difference.

A short biography of Lisa can also be found on the wiki and other sites. Her admirers can also follow her on Twitter and Facebook. Her twitter id is @LisaLaFlammeCTV. 

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