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Carole MacNeil Biography

Carole MacNeil
  • Age: 53 years old
  • Birth Nation: Canada
  • Birth Sign: Virgo
  • Name: Carole MacNeil
  • Birth Name: Carole MacNeil
  • Nick Name: Carole
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Birth Place/City: Antigonish
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Journalist
  • Working For: CBS
  • Salary: $260 thousand
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Face Color: White
  • Body Measurements: 32-24-33
  • Breast Size: 32B
  • Waist size: 24
  • Hip Size: 33
  • Famous for: CBS news
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Richard Stursberg (m. 2009)
  • Awards: Gemini Award for Best Lifestyle/Practical Information Segment, More
  • TV Show: CBC News: Sunday, CBC News: Sunday Night
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Synopsis

Carole MacNeil a television journalist. She is the host of the show named The National on the CBC News Network. She also hosts a political program named The Sunday Scrum Sunday.

Early life

Carole MacNeil was born on 2nd February 1964 in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. She holds a Canadian nationality and falls on white ethnicity group.

Career

Carole MacNeil began her career from small town private radio stations of CBC Television. There she worked as a senior anchor. She joined CBC station CHSJ-V in Fredericton in May 1987.

This beautiful 53 years’ journalist extensively deals with international affairs. She has covered a number of many biggest stories of the last decade. Previously Carole co-hosted a CBC News: Sunday along with Evan Solomon. The show was a two-hour long weekly magazine program and the show focused on ethics, politics, and spirituality.

Carole MacNeil has also co-hosted a show, CBC News: Sunday Night along with Evan Solomon in September 2004. The show was an hour-long primetime news that was broadcasted on CBC Television and also on CBC Newsworld, a Canadian 24-hour cable news television channel.

But the program was canceled in June 2009. Carole covered a number of major stories both domestically as well as internationally. She covered live reporting from the crash scene during the 9 11. She has also covered the war in Afghanistan as well as the drug cartel wars in Mexico.

Carole MacNeil helped to launch the supper hour news program on the CBC Television named Canada Now in 2000.

Carole took leaves of absence from the October 2012 to September 2013 to study abroad in France.

Previously Carole was an anchor as well as a writer of the Windsor Evening News on the Windsor’s CBET. At the time the show was a number one news show in the market.

Awards and Nominations

The program has won a number of Gemini Awards. Carole won gold at New York Television Festival when she was at the CBC News Sunday. The award was for the story on exorcism in the Catholic Church. She has also won another award, and the award was for her documentary in the truth about nuclear power.

Carole MacNeil was even nominated for several Gemini Awards.

Personal life

Carole MacNeil is married to Richard Stursberg. He is a former CBC executive. The couple married in the year 2009 June. Her husband will be leaving CBS soon but it is not yet known if he is fired or quitting.

Carole and her co-host were promoted shortly after her marriage with Richard.

It seems like she does not like to share her personal life with the media, so she has kept her personal life in low profile. Information about Carole’s child and family is yet to be disclosed.

Salary and Net worth

Carole has been working at the CBS for 30 years. She is paid quite well for her work. The salary of Carole is estimated to be $260 thousand. Her net worth is in million but the exact figure is yet to be revealed.