Graham Richardson Biography
Graham Richardson is a Canadian chief anchor working for CTV Ottawa at noon and at 6 pm with his co-anchor Patricia Boal. Richardson has more than 20 years in the journalism business. Prior to joining CTV, he was working at Global Television, CBC Calgary, and ITV News. His niche is following up on political situations and the state of the nation.
Graham Richardson Age and Wife
Graham was born on 7th June 1952. The 52-year-old has a close relationship with his family. He is married to Leigh Anne Richardson. The two are blessed with three children: 2 boys and a daughter. His children are also doing well in their careers. Bennet Richardson, the last born, is a dancer at KaliAndrews Dance Company. Bennet uses the pronoun He and They. Jack Richardson is a retired Hockey Player and their daughter, and also the second born, is doing well in her initiatives. The couple will be celebrating their 27th anniversary in September 2022. The family currently lives in Ottawa, Ontario
Graham Richardson Education and Career
Graham knew what he would pursue in college. Richardson started at Queen’s University where he did BA in politics and English. He later went for further studies at the University of King’s College where he pursued a degree in Journalism.
Graham started working immediately after graduation. In 1993, he was called to CBC Calgary as an Assignment Editor and Reporter. After four years, he left CBC and joined ITV as a reporter. Four years at ITV introduced him to the depth of the issues in Canada, giving him a passion to unveil to the public what was going on behind their eyes. In 2001, he relocated to Toronto where he joined Global News as a Chief Anchor. This was his breakthrough as he became a constant image on Television. After two years, Graham was promoted to the Global News Headquarters where he was a correspondent for Canadian affairs.
His focus on journalism began shifting after he joined CTV Toronto in 2004 and CTV National News in 2005. Here, he began covering stories nationally and internationally recognized. He Covered Michael Jackson’s Trial, the 2006 winter Olympics, and Hurricane Katrina. As a parliamentary correspondent for CTV National News, he covered the misconduct of the Chalk River as they had left confidential documents at the studio and no one was looking for them. Graham also covered the G8 Meeting in Germany, the NATO summit in Romania, and the United Nations in New York. Graham joined CTV Ottawa as a Chief News Anchor in 2010. He has been a common figure in the news with coverage that has kept Canadians glued to the screen. He has covered the Easter Ontario Tornado in 2022, The success of Shopify, and the Evian Championship won by Brooke Henderson in 2022.
Graham Richardson’s Net Worth
While Graham is not working, he loves spending time with his family, attending his son’s Hockey tournament, and riding his bicycle. He updates his fans on Instagram about his bike journeys. Graham sometimes covers, reports, and visits sites while riding on his bike. Graham has become an influential figure in Canada and in the media industry due to his experience and skills. He is one of the highest-paid anchors on CTV. His salary could be $150,000 per year.