Patricia Boal Biography
Patricia Boal is a Canadian anchor and reporter working for CTV Ottawa. She has been in the journalism business for close to thirty years. Patricia has covered almost all niches of the media business. Together with Graham Richardson, they have fed the Canadian population updates state of the nation. September 2022, Patricia Boal was named the host of Ottawa at Work.
Patricia Boal Age
Patricia is an Ottawa native girl. She grew up in Riverside Park where her family lives. She was born on 21st May 1972. The 50-year-old comes from a close family who have been with her from the onset of her career.
Now, she wants to replicate it in her family. Patricia is the wife of Gord Wilson. Together, they have four children: Lindsay Wilson, Jame Wilson, and Jessica Wilson. Kristin Wilson, Gord’s daughter from another relationship, is Patricia’s stepdaughter.
Patricia Boal Husband
Gord Wilson and Patricia Boal join a long list of couples working in the journalism industry. They met when they were both working at CFRA. Patricia was first turned off by his habit but later admired his sound character.
The two naturally connected and started dating. Their marriage has been blessed with 4 amazing children. They partnered with their older children to make their family admirable. Gord later left for TSN 1200 where he is a color commentator for the senator’s radio broadcast while Patricia joined CTV.
During the Corona pandemic, Gord was unfortunate to report positive for the virus. Boal confirmed the news through Facetime. The situation was heavy for the family but they managed to overcome it after Gord recovered.
Patricia Boal Education and Career
Patricia decided to be a journalist at a young age. She had her high school studies at Glebe Collegiate Institute and later at Algonquin College. She completed her studies at McGill University where she did a degree in journalism.
Patricia began working immediately after graduating. She started at CFRA as a general assignment reporter and later as a sports reporter at Score TV. She lastly joined CTV Ottawa as co-anchor for CTV News at 6.
Throughout her 27 years in journalism, She has had the opportunity to cover politicians in Canada and in the United States. In sports, Patricia covered the 2010, Vancouver Olympics, the 2012 London Olympics, and the 2016 Brazil Olympics.
Ottawa at Work will be aired from 9 a.m. to noon. In the show, Boal digs deeper into news happening in society. The show covers both the soft and the hard news.
So far, since she became the host, Boal has covered safety tips for the severe weather conditions, Black History Month in Ottawa, and counselors’ reactions toward the 2023 draft budget.
Although Patricia is known to cover tough news, on Ottawa at Work, she goes soft covering lifestyle stories, events, and a lot of entertainment.
Patricia is also a flexible journalist. She is familiar with news from almost all sectors of society. In her career, she has displayed knwoledge in sports, politics, lifestyle and weather.
Patricia Boal’s Net Worth
Boal is an experienced journalist. This makes her skilled and highly sought after in organizations requiring women’s leadership. She is a board member of Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, the Shepherds of Good Hope, and the Kaleidoscope of Hope.
Boal also earns a decent salary at Ottawa. Roughly, she earns $150,000 per year. The fifty-year-old has maintained a good physique that makes her perfect for the screen. She keeps her feminine in check by wearing an official and casual dress that embraces womanness. She is blonde, light, and has a height of 5 feet and 7 inches.