Tracy Tong

Tracy Tong is an award-winning journalist who brings her thoughtful, hard-hitting news expertise to the anchor desk during evenings, Monday to Friday at 5:30 and 6 p.m. and Monday to Thursday at 11 p.m. Tracy can also be seen hosting Global News’ series, Crime Beat: Most Wantedat 7:30 p.m.

Tong has been a well-known and trusted journalist from the Greater Toronto Area for the past decade, and was previously a reporter and anchor with CTV News Toronto, CP24, CityNews Toronto, CTV News Kitchener, CTV News Northern Ontario and Rogers TV.

Tong has reported on some of the biggest breaking and developing news stories in North America over the last decade. She was the executive producer and co-host of the network-wide Global News special, Hidden Hate: Anti-Asian Racism. She has been a key part of live coverage during major political events, including the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election, the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, and Canadian provincial and federal elections. During her time as a reporter, she has broken many exclusive stories and extensively covered high-profile crime cases, including the Bruce McArthur serial killings, the Yonge Street van attack, and the Danforth shooting. Tong has also interviewed celebrities on the red carpet, travelled to follow the Toronto Raptors throughout their historic 2019 NBA championship run, and provided network coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Tong is a RTDNA winner, three-time RTDNA nominee, and Canadian Screen Award nominee for her work on stories including the Algonquin Park student drowning and suicides within the Ontario Provincial Police.

After graduating from Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU) with a Bachelor of Journalism degree, Tong began her career in the Global Toronto newsroom as an editorial assistant.

Tracy is also a classically-trained pianist, winning multiple national and international competitions in her early years, before teaching students of her own.


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