Facts of Sandie Rinaldo Biography
|Full Name||Sandie Rinaldo|
|Place of birth||Canada|
|Occupation||Journalist, News Anchor|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)|
Who is Sandie Rinaldo?
Sandie Rinaldo is a Canadian TV reporter, correspondent, and former actress. As a TV reporter and anchor for the CTV News, Sandie Rinaldo worked as the weekend anchor for over three decades for CTV NATIONAL NEWs, Canada's most-viewed national newscast.
Rinaldo also carried CTV's investigative news program W5 to provide an investigative report on stories. Over the decades, Rinaldo has covered significant stories for CTV.
Starting her career earlier in the 1980s with Canada Am, Rinaldo won countless prestigious nominations and awards for her significant news stories, including the Canadian Veterinary Award and in 2001 Canadian Association of Journalism Awarded her the best journalist award.
Sandie Rinaldo: Birth, Family, & Childhood
Born as Sandra Brycks Rinaldo to Canadian parents, on 16 January 1950, in Ontario, Canada, Sandie's nationality is Canadian, however, her ethnicity Caucasian white with trails of north American heritages.
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She is the only child to her parents; besides that nothing about her early life and childhood was ever addressed by the journalist. Topping even that, the Ontario based reporter also never shared her parent's identity.
Sandie Rinaldo: Educational History
Sandie Rinaldo was a York College graduate who graduated majoring Fine Arts program with an Honours degree in 1973. After graduation, she picked up dancing and acting as her career choice.
Even at her college years, Sandie was featured as a dancer in 1960’s series Where It’s At. So, how exactly did she transitioned from being a known dancer and actor to a world-class journalist?
Rinaldo's Journalism Career
A week after her graduation degree, Rinaldo entered the news department of CTV Television Network, where he first served as secretary to Donald Cameron, news director. She then took on the role of production manager for W5 and reported for the CTV National News and for Canada AM.
In 1980, she became the anchor for headlines for Canada AM. She is best known for her disrespectful interview with the late. reggae legend Bob Marley while he toured Canada. In 1985, she was the CTV National News weekend anchor, a post she kept ever since, except during a short period from 1990-1991.
Despite being a CTV's face, she kept up with her acting and writing career. She is known for E.N.G. (1989), Childbirth: From the Inside Out, Part 1 - Pregnancy and The Pre-Natal Period (1990) and W5 (1966).
Her other efforts include being featured in the CFTO World Beat News.
Sandie Rinaldo: Salary & Net Worth
Sandie Rinaldo reportedly receives a yearly salary of around $1 million as a leading CTV face. Further, her total assets and earnings piles a huge net worth of around $8 million.
Awards and Honours
She has won both the Bryden Alumni Award for the University of York and the RTNDA Award for Best Newscast for her work in the field of journalism.
Added that she is a five times NewYork film festival awards receiver. She also received a Silver medal in 1990 in the Houston International Film Festival. Additionally, She received the American Film & Video Award for "Childbirth From Inside-Out" in (1990).
Sandie Rinaldo: Rumors and Controversies
Rumors are that Sandie underwent a medical plastic surgery procedure to look more youthful. Other than that, she was heavily criticized for her rude interview with Bob Marley.
Sandie Rinaldo: Body Measurements
Sandie Rinaldo's body measurement shows that she is 5 feet 6 inches tall blond journalist and with brown eyes.
Social Media Profile
As of 2019, she is active on Twitter only and has over 7,641 followers on her official Twitter.Updated On Sun Oct 07 2018 Published On Sun Oct 07 2018 By pramesh