Asians living in Canada have faced stereotypical backless from the natives. They are viewed as undeserving despite having an impact on the various industries in Canada. Tracy Tong being of Chinese descent has been on the receiving side of the hate. However, she would not allow it to thrive in the land where she was born.
She believes Asians in Canada have the right to be citizens of Canada just like any other native. Tong has used her position as a journalist to address and bring it to the light. She has actively done this through producing and co-hosting a worldwide special show called Hidden Hate: Anti-Asian Racism which exposes hate against Asians. The story has made her an influential figure in Canada, particularly among Asian-Canadian. She is inspiring as she has been victorious despite the backlash against Asians. Here is her story.
Tracy Tong Biography
Tracy Tong is a Canadian Multi-Media Anchor working for Global Television Network. She produces and covers stories for Toronto, Halifax and New Brunswick. Previously, she has worked at CTV Kitchener, Rogers Tv, and CP24. Tong’s news partner is Antony Robart
Tracy Tong Age and Personal Life
Tracy Tong was born in Canada and raised by parents who descend from China. She was born on 31st May 1988. She celebrated her 34th birthday in 2022. Tracy is married to Matthew Corley. The couple had their wedding on 30th June 2019. Matt engaged Tracy on March 4th, 2018, and later had a colorful dinner date at Four Seasons Resort Sayan Ubud in Bali. Tracy went to school at Ryerson University where she pursued a degree in Broadcast Journalism from 2006 to 2010.
Tracy Tong Career
Tong started working immediately after graduating. She started at Rogers Tv where she worked as a Television reporter for 8 months. The young journalist later joined Global Tv as an Editorial Assistant. She later worked as an on-air reporter for media outlets such as CP24, City News, and CTV Northern Ontario.
She joined CTV News in August 2016 AS A News Reporter. Throughout her career, Tong has been able to cover events that have had national and international attention. She covered the killings of Bruce McArthur, the Danforth Shooting, and the Yonge Street Attack. Tong has also been involved in Sports coverage as she was in the team that covered Toronto Raptors in their 2019 NBA Championship and the 2016 Rio Olympics. After five years at CTV, Tracy left for Global News where she started working as a Multi-Market Anchor in Toronto, Montreal, Halifax, and New Brunswick.
Coverages such as Algonquin Park Student and Suicides in Ontario Provincial Polic Stations have been recognized and nominated for various awards. Recently she has covered the story of Mayor John Tory who resigned in February 2023 as a city clerk, a gun smuggling operation that started in Michigan, and a series of criminal activities in Toronto.
Tracy Tong Height and Net Worth
Tong has been improving her skills as she learns more about journalism. Tracy is well-skilled in videography, writing, editing, producing, and reporting the news. This makes her a highly-paid news anchor on Global News.
Her yearly salary could be $60,000. Tracy also has a good physique making her fit for anchoring. Her height could be 5 feet and 7 Inches. Other than journalism, Tong is passionate about playing the piano which she learned before starting her career. She is also fluent in English and Cantonese.