Cristina Tenaglia Biography
Cristina Tenaglia is a Canadian journalist working as an anchor for CP24. She previously worked at CHCH and Rogers Communications. She has covered many stories of national and international significance. While she is not working, Cristina trains young women seeking to be journalists.
Cristina Tenaglia Age and Personal Life
Cristina is Canadian-born and raised. She celebrates her birthday on 1st August 1982. The 41-year-old journalist naively entered into a relationship with Rob Porter, who was divorced two times after being accused of having abusive behavior.
For the three years, the couple dated and Tenaglia never saw the red flags or she ignored them. However, when they married she became a victim just like Rob’s former wives. Rob was a high-tempered person, an emotional abuser, and a manipulator. After many times of trying, Cristina finally left although her mental and emotional health was heavily bruised.
She had to leave graduate school and worked as a server at a restaurant. It took her years before getting back on track. Despite the setback, Cristina is still hopeful for a healthy relationship. She announced on Instagram her engagement and plans to get married.
Cristina Tenaglia Education
Tenaglia started preparing for journalism while she was young. She started at Poynter Institute where she studied journalism and later joined Interntional Communication Inc learning to broadcast. She later joined Ryerson University where she studied Applied Arts and majored in Radio and Television Broadcasting.
Cristina Tenaglia Career
Cristina started working before she had finished college. In 2003, she joined Rogers Communication as a reporter. After three years of working at Rogers, the journalist joined City News Toronto in the investigative News Unit. She worked as a researcher and producer for high-quality local news.
In July 2008, she went to work at CHCH Television as a reporter, videographer, and anchor. She had the opportunity to cover stories of national significance such as the Vaughan Tornado in 2009, The Queen’s visit to Ontario, the G8 Summit at the Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, the trial and sentencing of former Canadian Armed Force Colonel Russel Williamson, and the Murder Trail of Michael Rafferty.
She joined CTV News Network as a reporter and Anchor for CP24. In 2016 she covered Tim Bosma’s murder trial, the burial of murdered soldier Corporal Nathan Cirillo and the Toronto Floods in 2013. In 2021, she volunteered as CTV News Trainer for female journalists in Kenya, Turkey, and Tunisia. Tenaglia has a passion for lifting women through her platforms.
She has become influential in Canada and across the world. On Twitter, she has 21.2k followers. Cristina has also been able to earn a decent living as she earns approximately $70,000 per year.
Tenaglia has been all around the country covering and updating Canadians with the latest news. Recently, she informed her Twitter audience of, Cllr. Brad Bradford, Liberal MPP Mitzie Hunter’s announcement of her candidacy for Mayor of Toronto, and the statement of Olivia Chow when she won for mayor. Cristina is among journalists in Canada like Miranda Anthistle, Natalie Van Rooy, and Shannon Bradbury who desire to make their way to becoming influential and respected.
Marital Status: In a relationship
Height: 5 feet and 7 inches