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Ben O’Hara-Byrne – Anchor, CHEK News at 6 pm

Ben took the long way to Victoria from his native Montreal where he began his reporting career in 1999.

He’s made stops in Toronto, Ottawa, Beijing and London including as Asia correspondent for Global News and Beijing and London Bureau Chief for CTV News. He’s reported from dozens of countries including Afghanistan, North Korea, Libya, Russia and Ukraine.

He won the RTNDA award for best national spot news story for his coverage of the Conrad Black trial and shared a Gemini nomination for his reporting on the Dawson College shootings in Montreal.

In his free time, he and his wife enjoy traveling, scuba diving, and continuing their endless search for the world’s best dim sum. Ben also likes detective novels, crossword puzzles, 70’s R&B, Fulham FC, the Habs, and chocolate digestives.

Follow Ben on Twitter: @Ben_oharabyrne

Contact Ben: [email protected]