Michelle Dube Biography
Michelle Dube is considered one of the best journalists in Canada. In 2015, she was recognized at the Canadian Screen Award as the Best Local News Anchor and nominated for the same category in 2018. She serves as a reporter, and anchor for CTV News at Noon and CTV News at 6. She started working alongside Ken Shaw untill 2020 when Nathan Downer took the position.
Dube has been She has covered many major stories such as the Ontario Elections, the impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic in Canada, and stories in a show called What’s Your Story.
Michelle Dube Age and Husband
Dube was born on 6th July 1985 in Anaheim, California to Canadian parents working a the United States at that time. She was raised in Hamilton, Canada where her journalism career began. She celebrated her 37th birthday in 2022.
Dube is married to Mark Ferguson. The couple has three adorable children. They met in 2004 December 31st in Montreal, and started dating in 2005. After five years of Dating, Dube confessed that she was becoming impatient with Mark who seemed not to want to propose.
However, he went down on his knee in the eighth year of their relationship after his father passed away. The couple married on 21st September 2013 at the Hamilton Golf and Country Club located in Ancaster.
Dube and Mark had their last-born child during the coronavirus pandemic. After hiding the gender of the child, Michelle delivered a baby boy on March 18th, 2020. She named him ‘Mack James Ferguson
Michelle Dube Education and Career
Many journalists work for years to reach the position Dube has, but it only took five years for Dube to sit at the big desk. From as early as elementary school, she knew she wanted to be a journalist.
As a child, she used to play pretend news behind a box turned into an anchor desk. She went to Georges P. Vanier Highschool where she started honing her journalism skills.
Dube participated in writing and public speaking and volunteered to join Cable 14, a local television station. her passion for journalism grew as she aged. She joined the University of Western Ontario for a degree in Media Information and Technoculture and at Fanshawe College for a diploma in Broadcast Journalism all at the same time delivering better results than her peers.
Still, as a student, Michelle worked at a local radio station, AM980, as a traffic and weather reporter. By the time she was graduating from college, Michelle had a tone of experience and had several job offers from media networks.
In 2007, she joined CHCH News in Hamilton as a reporter and later as a co-anchor. In April 2009, she joined CTV Toronto as a reporter. She covered major stories such as the G20 summit, and Candian Elections, and also covered stories of public figures such as Oprah Winfrey.
Hard work, passion, and dedication to her job made Dube her boss’s favorite. She rose to the position of a co-anchor and in 2012 when Christine Bentley left. she took the seat next to Ken Shaw.
Recently she has been involved in the coverage of Mayor Olivia Chow’s first council meeting. She was also among the first journalists to report the Titanic Submarine wreckage. Michelle also did a report when James Lewis was promoted as the News Director at CTV News Toronto.
Michelle Dube Height and Net Worth
Alongside her internal attributes, Michelle Dube is also physically fit for journalism. Her height is 5 feet and 8 inches, blonde, and has clear eyes. While she is not working,
Dube spends time with her family and volunteers in charity work. She has also been able to earn a decent living as she gets a salary of not less than $100,000 per year.
Since occupying this seat 10 years ago in 2022, Dube has continued to convince viewers of her proficiency. In 2013, Mitchelle was awarded and enlisted in the Most Powerful Women Top 100 Award.
CTV News Toronto has also been nominated for best local newscast and Dube together with her partner Shaw has also been nominated as the best anchor team. Tracy Tong and Patricia Boal are other journalists you can read about.