Photo by Valberg Images

Photo by Valberg Images

About Carol Anne Meehan

Carol Anne is an award winning journalist with 37 years experience in television and radio news. 

She grew up in Pembroke, Ontario and was inspired to pursue a career in broadcasting after watching Adrienne Clarkson (Take 30) Hanna Gartner (W5) and Carole Taylor (Canada AM).   

A graduate of Ryerson University, Carol Anne began working at CHRO Television in Pembroke and then moved on to CBC/CTV in Sudbury, CFRN in Edmonton, and CBC Television and Radio in Calgary.   In 1989 Carol Anne joined Max Keeping, an icon of local news at CJOH TV in Ottawa.  As a 6 o’clock news anchoring team, they dominated the competition in Ottawa for 22 years before Keeping retired in 2010.  Carol Anne continued anchoring the CTV Ottawa evening news until November 2015. 

Carol Anne remains committed to local Ottawa and Valley news and community building through charitable events.  She is raising her two children in Manotick, Ontario.  

And a special shoutout to my children Evan and Elena.  Thank you for your patience with me as I struggled to find my new path.  And Elena, you and your amazing technical skills have been totally invaluable.  I could not have done any of this without you!   Love Mom