Jacqueline Milczarek, Anchor, CTV News Today and CTV News Weekend with Jacqueline Milczarek on CTV NEWS CHANNEL
Jacqueline Milczarek has almost 25 years of broadcasting experience in Canada. She joined CTV News Channel in 2007 and since then she has been at the anchor desk during some of the biggest stories affecting Canadians. Most recently she brought Canadians the coverage of the G20 Summit in Toronto. The events surrounding the G20 were news around the world and garnered the highest ratings in CTV News Channel history.
Milczarek also anchored the 2009 CTV News Channel Special Report on U.S. President Obama's visit to Canada; the 2009 miracle plane landing on the Hudson River; the historic 2008 prorogation of the Canadian parliament; during the 2008 federal election, she reported from the election night headquarters of former Foreign Affairs Minister, Maxime Bernier; she brought Canadians live coverage of 2008's Manitoba Greyhound bus beheading; and the 2007 assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
Prior to joining CTV, Milczarek anchored Toronto's GLOBAL NEWS AT 11 where she was also a contributing reporter and occasional anchor for Global's First National with Peter Kent. She anchored Global's live coverage of Pope John Paul's visit to Canada for World Youth Day in 2002, which received a RTNDA Award for Best Live Special Event Coverage.
Milczarek won her first RTNDA award for Best Continuing Coverage in 1999 for her story profiling Michael Vytlingam, who made a courageous recovery from coma.
Milczarek is a graduate of Ryerson University and lives in the Toronto area with her husband and two children.