Alissa Thibault

Alissa Thibault is an award-winning journalist and joined Global BC in 2023. She was born and raised in Australia and is a dual Canadian-Australian citizen. Her father grew up in Melfort, Sask., and her mother was born in Melbourne, Aus.

She completed her Bachelor of Journalism at the University of Queensland in Brisbane and spent a number of years working in radio news before making the switch to television in 2016, working at Channel 9 in Sydney. In 2017 Alissa packed her bags and moved to Vancouver where she began working at CBC Vancouver as a writer for News Network with Ian Hanomansing. She worked in a variety of writing and producing roles, including with CBC’s The National, and on weekends would anchor the news at News1130. In 2019, Alissa joined CTV Vancouver as a multi-skilled journalist.

Alissa has a regular radio segment on Australia’s ABC Radio discussing Canadian news and has appeared on Al Jazeera and Sky News Australia. When not working she can be found skiing, hiking and singing with her band.


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