Journalist, TV Host
Canada AM, Midday, Valerie Pringle Has Left The Building
Gemini Award for Best Host in a Lifestyle/Practical Information, or Performing Arts Program or Series
Valerie pringle award winning television broadcaster
Pringle began her career in broadcasting as a summer student with Toronto radio station CFRB in 1973, and became a full-time reporter for the station the following year. In 1981, she hosted her own daily series on CFRB, The Pringle Program.
With CTV, Pringle was also a host of special events programming such as the network's 1993 election and 1995 Quebec referendum coverage and the 1994 Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway.
Pringle remained with Canada AM until 2001. Since then, she hosted a travel show with CTV, Valerie Pringle Has Left The Building, from 2002 to 2006, documentary specials for Discovery Channel Canada, and the Canadian edition of Antiques Roadshow on CBC from 2006 until 2009. In 2006, she was made a Member of the Order of Canada. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.
She is married to Andy Pringle, previously chairman of Upper Canada College's Board of Governors and chief of staff to then Ontario Progressive Conservative Party leader John Tory, currently chair of the Toronto Police Services Board. They have a daughter named Catherine.