Michel Boyer is a National Correspondent for CTV News, joining the team in 2016 from CTV Edmonton.
Boyer began his career at the young age of 15 in the promotions department at CJAD 800 AM in Montréal, later joining CTV Montreal’s promotions team. In 2011, Boyer returned to CJAD as a Reporter and Anchor. From there, Boyer spent a year reporting for Global News in Edmonton before joining CTV Edmonton as a Senior Anchor and Reporter in 2016.
Boyer has covered many major news events in Canada, most notably the 2017 Québec floods, the Fort McMurray wildfire, the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster, the Québec election night assassination attempt, and the arrest of former Montréal mayor Michael Applebaum on corruption charges. Boyer was part of the news team awarded with a prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for outstanding continuing coverage of the Fort McMurray wildfire.
Born and raised in the West Island borough of Île Bizard in Montréal, Boyer has spent his career exploring his lifelong passion for reporting and storytelling. He graduated from Concordia University in 2012 with a degree in journalism, and also studied Cinema-Communications at Dawson College in Montréal. Boyer also works with community charities focused on finding cures for Cystic Fibrosis and Juvenile Diabetes.