Michelle Dubé Named Co-Anchor, CTV Toronto's CTV NEWS AT NOON, and Most-Watched Local Newscast, CTV NEWS AT SIX

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TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - CTV Toronto announced today that Michelle Dubé has been named Co-Anchor with Ken Shaw of Toronto's #1 newscasts: CTV NEWS AT SIX and CTV NEWS AT NOON. Already well known to CTV News viewers as a reporter and a fill-in anchor, Dubé will continue to file reports while co-helming newscasts.

"I am proud and excited to join Ken, and spend time with our viewers each day," said Dubé. "My goal is to deliver the news with the same professionalism viewers have come to expect from this newsroom. I also hope we can have some fun along the way."

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"We're very pleased to have Michelle join Ken at the anchor desk," said Paul Rogers, Senior Vice-President, CTV News. "She's a versatile young broadcaster with a bright future. We know she is up to this challenge."

"I'm delighted for Ken, Lance, Tom, and the rest of the team to be joined by Michelle," said Christine Bentley, who stepped down from the anchor desk last week. "Michelle is a solid journalist and a fabulous lady. I look forward to watching as she and CTV Toronto viewers get to know each other better."

Dubé added: "It is an honour and privilege to follow in Christine's footsteps. She has empowered women in the field of journalism and I am very fortunate to have worked with her." 

With a passion for telling people's stories and covering breaking news, Dubé joined the CTV Toronto News team in 2009, appearing on both local and national newscasts. Prior to her move to Toronto, Dubé was with the CHCH News team in Hamilton as a reporter and anchor of the evening newscast.

Follow her on twitter: @michelledubeCTV

About CTV News
CTV News is Canada's most-watched news organization both locally and nationally and has a network of national, international and local news operations. CTV News operations include CTV NEWS CHANNEL, BNN - Business News Network, CP24, and information programming, including CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH LISA LAFLAMME, CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH SANDIE RINALDO, CANADA AM, W5, POWER PLAY and QUESTION PERIOD. With a perspective that is distinctly Canadian, CTV News brings Canadians the international and domestic news stories of the day and is the #1 news organization in Canada.

About CTV
CTV is Canada's largest private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV is Canada's most-watched television network. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. More information about CTV can be found on the network's website at ctv.ca.

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SOURCE: CTV News

For further information:

Renee Dupuis, Sr. Communications Manager, CTV 416-384-3154, renee.dupuis@bellmedia.ca

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