Ian Hanomansing

Inside Biography

Ian Harvey Honomansing who is also known as Ian Harvey is a prominent journalist working for Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). He is the face of CBS News Now with Ian Hanomansing and also reports for The National.

Short Bio Of Ian Hanomansing

Ian Hanomansing was born in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, and Tobago in 1961. He is a Canadian immigrant. He grew up in New Brunswick, Canada. Ian has a Canadian nationality and has mixed ethnicity. He has an Indo-Caribbean ancestry.

Ian Hanomansing grew up listening to WCBS and WINS in New York and WHDH in Boston. He dreamt of being a radio personality since he was a kid.

He is a graduate of Mount Allison University with a degree in Political Science and Sociology in 1983. Ian Hanomansing also attended Dalhousie Law School and graduated in law in 1986.

How Is His Career As Journalist Going On?

Ian Hanomansing started his career in journalism after graduating from high school. He had initially worked for CKDH Radio based in Amherst and then he went on to work for  Moncton and Halifax radio stations.

Hanomansing continued to work in media along with his studies. He joined Halifax, a CBC television network, in 1986. Later in 1988, he moved to Vancouver as a television news reporter for the CBC BC bureau.

Ian Hanomansing has earned several awards and nominations ever since moving to Vancouver, Gemini Award for Best News Anchor 2008, Canadian Screen, Award for Best National News Anchor 2016, an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa (LLD) from Mount Allison University in 2003 among others. 

Ian Hanomansing has spent almost two decades at CBC hosting several programs including Pacific Rim Report, Canada Now, Still Talking Hockey, etc. He is good friends with his fellow journalists   Kevin Newman, Heather Hiscox, Lisa LaFlamme, and Peter Mansbridge.

Net Worth

Ian Hanomansing's net worth is more than $2 million, along with his wife's. The basic salary for a CBC journalist is reported to be around $45 thousand per year, but the salary depends on various factors like the journalist's expertise and location of posting as well. 

Married To College Sweetheart

Ian Hanomansing is married to his college life girlfriend. Ian met Nancy Trott who would later be his wife at Dalhousie Law School as a cla s smate. At that time, they both were studying LLB together.

They tied the knot in 1991 and to this date, they have already completed 28 years of togetherness and are still strong together. The couple has two children, both sons.  Nancy is a lawyer and the director of professional sources for McCarthy Tetrault based in Vancouver and Calgary. Her position is responsible for the professional development of all the a s sociates and students of British Columbia and Alberta firms.

The Hanomansing family lives in Vancouver in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood since 1991 which they renovated to be their dream house.

Quick Facts

  • Ian Hanomansing loves playing piano and hockey, and following his footsteps, both of his sons are skillful at piano and ice hockey.
  • He has traveled the world as a part of his job and loves adding collectibles. 
  • He was born with the name  Ian Harvey but later on, changed to Ian Hanomansing.


by Bchrome, 02 Apr, 2017

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