Sandie Rinaldo Biography
|Date of Birth:||1950 , January-16|
|Age:||68 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 6 Inch|
|Birth Name||Sandra Rinaldo|
|Famous for||Television news anchor|
|Married to||Michael Rinaldo (m. ?–2005)|
|Awards||Bryden Alumni Award|
|TV Show||CTV National News, W5|
Sandra Rinaldo, known better as Sandie Rinaldo, is a television journalist and anchor of Canadian nationality. She currently works for the CTV News. Rinaldo has been the weekend anchor for CTV NATIONAL NEWs, Canada’s most-viewed national newscast.
She has also led into the field to report stories for CTV’s investigative news program W5. Rinaldo has covered major stories for the CTV over the past decades.
Early Life and Career
She was born on the 16th of January, 1950, in Toronto, Ontario. She acted on the television screens as a dancer during the 1960’s series Where It’s At. She then graduated from the York University’s programme and obtained an Honours Bachelors of Arts in the year 1973 and has been indulged in the journalism sector ever since.
She joined the CTV Television Network’s news division. She worked as an assistant to Donald Cameron and later moved on to become the production manager for W5.
She has also been known for her reporting credits in CTV National News and Canada AM. She is also known for being the first Canadian woman to hold a full-time position as the national news anchor for her work in the Canada AM.
Rinaldo has been the weekend anchor for the CTV National News. Her other endeavors include appearing in World Beat News of the CFTO and has been anchoring the CTV News Channel.
For her endeavors in the journalism sector, she has managed to become the recipient of the Bryden Alumni Award for the York University as well as the RTNDA Award for Best Newscast coverage.
Rinaldo is a widow. Sandie was a married woman until 2005. She was married to Michael Rinaldo and changed her last name after marrying him. They lived together as spouses for several years before Michael's death.
She was extremely devoted to her husband and their death took them apart. She has three daughters from her late husband. She currently lives in Ontario, Canada with her three daughters.
Net Worth and Awards
Rinaldo has a net worth of a huge amount which has been accumulated through her endeavors in the journalism sector. She has managed to earn a huge salary which has amounted to her net worth. According to a source, CTV news anchor earns an annual salary of $50-$80K each year.
So, we can believe that her salary might be somewhere in the above range. She still looks beautiful at the age of 66 and has a height of 5 feet and 6 inches. She has won several awards for her journalism career including:
1. Bronze Medal, Best News Anchor, International Film & TV Festival, New York (1990),
2. Silver Medal, Best Analysis of a Single Current News Story, Houston International Film Festival (1990)
3. American Film & Video Award for "Childbirth From Inside-Out" (1990)