Foreign Correspondent | The National
Susan Ormiston is CBC's foreign correspondent based in London.
Her career spans more than 25 years reporting from hot-spots including; Afghanistan, Egypt and Libya, Haiti, Lebanon and South Africa. She's also been in many European capitals to cover the ongoing Euro debt crisis.
Susan has been awarded three Geminis including "Best Reportage" in 2007 for her work from Afghanistan. She won a Gemini for a web-based Canadian election special called "Ormiston Online."
She was also awarded a Foreign Press Award in 2011.
As an interviewer, she has sat down with a wide variety of news-makers including Bill Clinton, Michaëlle Jean, Stanley McChrystal, Christine Lagarde, Celine Dion, Shania Twain, Russell Peters, Sir David Frost, Peter Munk and Dennis Kozlowski.
She's a frequent guest host for The National, The Current, As It Happens and on CBC News Network. She's also reported for CBC's magazine programs the fifth estate and Marketplace.
Susan also spent a decade as investigative correspondent for CTV's W-Five.
Susan graduated with a Bachelor of Journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa.
She has been a volunteer speaker on care and research issues surrounding Alzheimer's disease.
She lives in London with her husband and two sons.