Anne-Marie Mediwake Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 03 Apr, 2017
Facts of Anne-Marie Mediwake
Date of Birth: 1975
Birth Nation: Sri Lanka
Name Anne-Marie Mediwake
Birth Name Anne Marie Abeyesinghe Mediwake
Nick Name Anne
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Kandy
Ethnicity wise
Profession Formerly News Anchor of Global Toronto, and CBC News Toronto
Working For CBC News network
Net Worth N/A
Salary N/A
Married Yes
Married to Darryl Konynenbelt
Children Annabel Abeyesinghe, Maxim Bandara and Libby Abeyesinghe
TV Show Your Morning, CBC Television local newscasts
Siblings Naomi Mediwake, Becky Mediwake
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Synopsis

Anne-Marie Mediwake is a Sri Lankan Canadian news anchor who is known for being the co- host of the show, 6 P.M News hour at Global Toronto.

In 2009, Mediwake was hired by CBC News network. She became the co-anchor of Toronto's supper hour newscasts at CBC News after a year in 2010. She hosted the show alongside Dwight Drummond.

Early Life

Anne-Marie Mediwake was born as Anne Marie Abeyesinghe Mediwake in 1975 in Kandy, Sri Lanka. She is a Canadian by nationality and ethnicity wise, she is a mixed Sri Lankan and Scottish descent.

Her father is a Sri Lankan and her mother is of Scottish origin. She migrated with her parents from Sri Lanka to Canada when she was a child.

Career

The career of Anne- Marie on television began when she was a small child. She used to write and produce shows related to children and youth for a local television based in Alberta. She has always been passionate about chasing her dreams of becoming a journalist from a young age.

Anne- Marie started working for CBC News Network in 2009. In the following year, she started co- hosting the  CBC News Toronto's supper hour newscasts with  Dwight Drummond. Before that, she was hosting the Toronto flagship newscast at Global Television.

Apart from that, Anne- Marie hosted the investigative current affairs show 21c on CTV. She worked with the Canada AM, CTV News net and also reported for  CTV National News with Lloyd Robertson.

She quit her position as co-host of CBC Toronto News at 6 P.M on 27th April 2016. In summer of 2016, she returned to co- host the morning show, Your Morning at CTV. Anne- Marie was nominated for the GTA’s Women of the year award in 2011 and she also won the Consumer’s Choice Awards.

Personal Life

As regards to the personal life of Anne- Marie, it is known that she is married to Darryl Konynenbelt. Her husband, Darryl Konynenbelt is also a journalist. The couple has triplets Annabel Abeyesinghe, Maxim Bandara, and Libby Abeyesinghe, born on June 14, 2007.

The couple was first shocked to know that they were having triplets and managed everything before their birth. They even moved to the bigger home and changed their car to bigger. 

 Anne- Marie lives a happy life with her husband and children in Oakville, Ontario.

Net worth

Anne- Marie Mediwake is one of the most talented journalists working for the CBC News network. As per reports, CBC News network pays its employees quite well. However, exact details related to the salary and net worth of Anne- Marie Mediwake is still under review.

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