Vanessa Lee | CTV Ottawa News

Vanessa Lee


Vanessa Lee joined the CTV Ottawa team in August 2008.

After graduating from Carleton University's School of Journalism, Vanessa's first job in broadcasting was at a news talk radio station in Saskatoon. Since then, she has been a reporter/anchor in Lloydminster, Alberta, a reporter at Global Saskatoon, the Sherbrooke bureau chief for Global Quebec, and a reporter, anchor and producer at Global Calgary.

From the Russell Williams trial to the impact of the NHL lockout, Vanessa has a passion for telling people’s stories and covering breaking news. She has covered elections on all levels in four provinces.

In addition to being fluent in English and French, she also speaks Mandarin and Cantonese. Vanessa is an active volunteer in the community. She is involved with The Door Youth Centre, Dinners Unlimited, and Crime Prevention Ottawa. She loves to eat, hates to cook, and loves chasing around her 2 year old daughter.