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Megan Shaw

CTV News Ottawa Anchor/Reporter


January 2023: Megan Shaw is no longer with the company.

Megan Shaw anchors CTV News at 11:30pm and is a reporter on CTV News.

Arriving to the nation’s capital in 2015, Megan Shaw quickly became a trusted voice in Ottawa. She covers everything from breaking news to current affairs, where she offers an honest approach to every story she takes on.

She is an experienced multi-skilled journalist who reports, writes, produces and anchors at CTV News Ottawa.

When there is breaking news in the capital Megan will be there, bringing the community the most up to date information. She will never forget covering stories like the Ottawa sinkhole and the devastating tornadoes, and was part of CTV News Ottawa’s award winning RTDNA coverage of the Ottawa floods. She feels privileged that viewers take the time to share with her during these difficult circumstances.

Megan has always had a passion for news and storytelling. Born in the small town of Tecumseh, Ont., Megan has worked in newsrooms of different sizes across the country over the last decade, doing a variety of jobs.

She started out at home working for AM800 CKLW radio. She then interned at CTV News Toronto and etalk, before accepting a position as a reporter-anchor at Peace River Broadcasting, in small town Peace River, Alta. From there, Megan moved to a large market, joining the team at CityNews Edmonton as a video journalist and host. She was thrilled to be able to return home to Ontario in 2015, where she covers the top local, national and international stories at CTV News Ottawa and 580 CFRA.

Megan holds a Master of Journalism degree from Carleton University, as well as an honours BA from the University of Windsor in English & Communication, Media, Film Studies (CMF). She also attended the Broadcast Journalism program at Seneca College.

She speaks English and French.

You will find Megan at several events that give back to this community. Most memorable for her is conquering her fear of heights to rappel 18 storeys for Make-A-Wish EO.

Outside of work you can find Megan with family or friends. She is an advocate for healthy living and loves being outdoors.

You can see what she’s up to on Instagram and Twitter @meganshawCTV.