|Name Susan Ormiston|
|Education Carleton University|
|TV shows W5, CBC News: The National - Dispatches Ukraine|
Awards Gemini Award for Best Reportage
Nominations Gemini Award for Best Breaking Reportage, National, Canadian Screen Award for Best Reportage, National
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Susan Ormiston is a Canadian television journalist, correspondent for CBC Television's The National and guest host for several CBC radio and television programs. She has covered prominent events including the election of Nelson Mandela in 1994 in the first free elections in South Africa.
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Ormiston is a foreign correspondent for CBC News. She has reported widely on Canadian and world events. Beginning with the election of President Nelson Mandela in South Africa (1994), to the retirement of Pope Benedict XVI (2013). She's covered wars and rebellions in Afghanistan, Lebanon, Syria, Libya and Egypt. She's followed the euro crisis in Egypt, Italy and Germany and while based in London covered the London Olympics, The Royal Wedding of William and Kate and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
She has interviewed a wide variety of news-makers including Bill Clinton, Michaëlle Jean, Stanley McChrystal, Christine Lagarde, and entertainment personalities such as Celine Dion, Shania Twain and Russell Peters. She has taught broadcast journalism courses at Ryerson Polytechnic University in Toronto and has been a volunteer speaker for Alzheimers Disease.
Originally from Saskatchewan, Ormiston attended Evan Hardy Collegiate in Saskatoon. She received a Bachelor of Journalism Honours degree at Carleton University in Ottawa, she joined CBC as host and reporter in Toronto; was news co-anchor in Halifax, Nova Scotia as well as CBC's National TV Reporter in the Maritime provinces.
During the 1990s, she moved to CTV, as host of its long-running W-FIVE current affairs program. Also hosted NewsNet and was a financial reporter from the Toronto Stock Exchange.
In 2001, she rejoined CBC to work on Marketplace, and later, Fifth Estate. As a reporter for CBC's The National, she has reported from Canada, Europe and the Middle East. (2006). Ormiston hosted "Ormiston Online" for Canada Votes, CBC's coverage of the 2008 Federal election. In 2010 she moved to London as CBC's foreign correspondent, where she lives with her husband and two sons.