Known for her extraordinary and dangerous covering of 9/11 attack and Iraq War, Lisa Laflamme has earned respect from her viewers as well as her co-workers. It comes out as a no surprise that this Canadian journalist has a decent salary.
Lisa earns an attractive six-figure salary from her work. It is estimated that her annual income is around $300,000 – $350,000. Her net worth, however, has not yet been revealed. Considering all her major news coverings, her job as an anchor, her savings, property and investments, her net worth may well be around the figure of $5 million.
Lisa kicked off her career in 1988 as a script assistant and copywriter in CTV’s show CKCO. Through her hard work and competence, she landed a job as an anchor in 1997. Lisa, then co-hosted Canada AM from 2001-2003. Then she was promoted to foreign correspondent and back-up anchor to Lloyd Robertson.
As a journalist, she has covered many important events and dangerous ones too. Lisa covered Olympic Games including 2008 Beijing Olympic and 2012 London Olympic. Similarly, she has also been involved in dangerous operations including the Iraq War, Afghan War, the 9/11 attack, the Katrina Hurricane. Similarly, she has interviewed famous personalities like former President of the United States Bill Clinton, British Royal Prince Andrew and others.
Various royal ceremonies like Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, Royal Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton are also included in her accomplishment as a job.
When Robertson retired in 2011, Lisa was chosen to take his position of the main anchor.
She is known to be extremely dedicated to her work. Her elder sister Joanna McKenzie even stated that Lisa is fearless and honest to God. Although her family didn’t knew if she was going to be a journalist, they knew that she was going to be something. Now, she enjoys the title as the most popular journalist of Canada.
All her hard work didn’t go unnoticed as she got awarded numerous awards for her dedication to the job. This includes the Canadian Screen awards for 'Best National Newscast' and 'Best News Anchor'. She has also been nominated for Gemini Awards for five times.
Now, she is a senior editor of CTV national news. From her struggle as a script assistant to her current position Lisa has earned her hard fought success. Not only is she an example for many of her fellow anchors but also for everyone who believes that with hard work comes success.
Lisa Laflamme was born on July 25, 1964 in Ontario, Canada. She was among four children born to her parents David and Kathleen LaFlamme. Ever since she was a student, she was very bright and different from the rest. She graduated from the University of Ottawa and received honorary degree from Wilfrid Laurier University.
Talking about her personal life, she is not known to have date anyone in her life. She might have an affair in her high school but she does not talk about her private life. Till date, she is not married to anyone. Lisa has indulged her life to her career and it seems she does not time for love.