Marcia MacMillan anchors the morning news on CTV News Channel and has been part of the CTV News team since starting as a reporter for CTV Toronto News in 2005.
Toronto-based MacMillan has covered a wide range of breaking news and major events during her time with CTV News, including Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, and the capture of the Boston Marathon bomber. In 2010, MacMillan led coverage of the G20 in Toronto when CTV News Channel had its highest ratings since the inception of the network. Other highlights include hosting a one-hour special for CTV News Channel in 2013 on the mental health crisis in Canada’s military, and the 2009 Buffalo plane crash for which she won an RTNDA Award.
MacMillan was also a regular fill-in co-host for CTV’s CANADA AM, where she has interviewed former U.S. Vice-President Al Gore, pop superstar Taylor Swift, and tennis phenom Milos Raonic. She also contributed to CANADA AM’s coverage of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
Before coming to CTV News, MacMillan worked as an anchor and health reporter for Toronto 1 (2004) and CHCH-TV (2003) where she covered the Toronto SARS outbreak.
Originally from Ancaster, Ont., MacMillan holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Western Ontario and a graduate degree in journalism from Ryerson University. In her spare time, MacMillan is involved with Big Brothers & Big Sisters, Women of Influence, and is an advocate for women’s health and wellness. Notably, she also completed the Iron Girl Triathlon in 2014.
She speaks English.