SPEAKER: Lucy van Oldenbarneveld

As the co-host of CBC Ottawa News at 6, Lucy van Oldenbarneveld is known around the newsroom for her vibrant energy, quick wit and love for all things Ottawa. When she first joined CBC Ottawa in 2003, she worked as a field reporter and Friday host of the popular radio show Ottawa Morning, where she was an empathetic interviewer with a sense of humour. She then moved to television, hosting the flagship daily newscast in 2006, and welcomed co-host Adrian Harewood to the desk in 2011. Her work has been recognized with a Canadian Screen Award nomination, a Gemini nomination and the Gold World Medal for Best Talk / Interview program at the New York Festival.