Judy Trinh

CTV National News, Ottawa Correspondent


Judy Trinh is a correspondent for CTV NATIONAL NEWS, based in Ottawa. She specializes in politics and investigations, with a commitment to covering stories focusing on marginalized communities.

Trinh previously worked as an investigative journalist at CBC. Throughout her career, she covered a wide variety of international news events, ranging from police misconduct to human rights court challenges and the #MeToo movement. She has reported live from disaster zones, investigated terror suspects, and shone a light on sexual assault within the music industry.

Recognized for her fearless and in-depth reporting, Trinh was honoured with the Student Press Freedom Award from Canadian Journalists for Free Expression. She has also been recognized by the Canadian Screen Awards and National Magazine Awards with multiple nominations.

Originally from Vietnam, Trinh was four years old when her family fled the country to escape persecution. Her harrowing story inspired one of Historica Canada’s Heritage Minutes. In her spare time, Trinh mentors immigrant journalists at New Canadian Media and volunteers with refugee organizations.

Trinh holds a Master of Arts degree from Western University and an undergraduate degree from the University of Alberta. She began her career in journalism as a television reporter for A Channel News in Edmonton.

She speaks English and Cantonese.

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