Christine Bentley Biography
Christine is a professional journalist and a former anchor working for CTV Toronto. Before working at CTV, Christine had previously worked at CKVR-TV, CBC News Toronto. She announced her retirement 10 years ago.
Christine Bentley’s Age and Personal Life
On September 12, 2012, the journalist hung her boots when she was 60 years old. She celebrated her 72nd birthday in 2022. As of 2022, she is a single woman since she divorced her husband. Their marriage was blessed by three children: Boy twins and a daughter. One of the twins is DJ Swivel or Jordan Young, a popular Dj artist in Canada and America.
Christine Bentley Career
Bentley started off as a reporter in 1977 and a general assignment reporter at CFTO. Hard work and passion for journalism led to a promotion where she was instructed to cover politics in the City Hall. Succeeding in her assignment convinced her employers to give her a seat at the anchor’s desk first as a weekend host and later as the co-host of CTV Nightbeat News. This position exposed her to the public eye and opportunities to cover news of national and international importance.
After ten years in the Night News, she joined Ken Shaw as the co-anchor of CTV News at six. Christine has had a successful career as a journalist. She retired having left a mark in the journalism industry. In 2009, Consumer Choice Awards named her Woman of the year. The same year she earned Paul Harris Fellowship Award from the Rotary Club of Canada. Other awards include Olympic Torchbearer in 2010, Career Achievement Awards, and a star on the Scarborough Walk of Fame.
What is Christine Bentley doing now?
Retiring from her career opened up many opportunities waiting for her outside the walls of Bell Media. She joined many charity organizations where she served in different capacities. She is on the board of Governors for Rouge Valley Centenary, the Hospital’s Foundation Board, and the Canadian Cancer Society. Bentley spends most of her time with her children and grandchildren.