Tiny Footprints Gala

Tiny Footprints Gala

Meet Our Emcee

Joelle Tomlinson (she/her)

Host, Media Personality, Storyteller & Emcee

Joelle Tomlinson is an accomplished and versatile journalist, known for her passion, professionalism, and captivating storytelling. Born and raised in Saskatoon, she developed a deep interest in journalism from an early age. Joelle pursued her higher education at TMU University in Toronto, where she further honed her skills and graduated on the Dean’s List with a Journalism degree.

With a career spanning over a decade, Joelle has made a significant impact in the field of broadcast journalism. She served as the anchor and producer of CTV Morning Live in Calgary from 2017 to 2023, becoming a familiar face in households across the city. She was awarded the “Emerging Leader” award in 2017 from the Western Association of Broadcasting and was nominated for a RTDNA award for involvement with the Calgary Stampede Parade coverage in 2022. Her engaging presence and informative reporting made her a trusted source of news and information for viewers.

Throughout her career, Joelle has covered a wide range of stories from the anchor desk, from local community events to major national and international news. Her ability to connect with people and bring their stories to life is what made her a viewer favourite in Western Canada.

Beyond her professional achievements, Joelle is known for her warm and approachable demeanor. She values the connections she forms with the people she encounters, and her genuine interest in their stories is evident in her interviews.

In addition to her reporting, Joelle has been actively involved in community initiatives, recognizing the importance of giving back and making a positive impact. She is particularly passionate about mental health and addictions initiatives, after losing her own brother to a drug overdose in 2015. She is also committed to giving underrepresented communities a voice and is a strong believer in representation in every sector.

Joelle Tomlinson’s unwavering commitment to journalistic excellence, combined with her passion for storytelling and community engagement, make her a standout figure in the world of broadcast journalism, hosting, moderating and emceeing. Her talent, integrity, and genuine enthusiasm are a testament to her remarkable career and the impact she has made in the industry.