A News' Sandra Blaikie announced on Thursday she will resign from her long-time post.

The morning anchor news host has worked at A News since 2000. She began her career at CTV in Toronto as a news writer, and did on-air work in Timmins, Ont. and Sudbury.

In Sudbury, she revealed a hiring scandal in regional government and won several national reporting awards for her work. She then moved on to Edmonton to do investigative reporting before arriving in Ottawa.

She also is co-host of the Cancer Foundation Telethon, and on the board of directors for the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation.