Kyle Christie joined CP24 – Toronto’s Breaking News - in April 2011 as an anchor and remote host. Christie is the Host of CP24 LIVE at 5, airing Monday to Friday on CP24. He also co-anchors CP24 LIVE at 10 p.m. ET weeknights with Jee Yun Lee.
No stranger to the newsroom, Christie has been part of the CTV News team since 2004 with CTV Kitchener. Starting as a general assignment videographer, he soon began anchoring newscasts including federal, provincial, and municipal election specials.Before joining CP24, Christie was the Anchor for Kitchener’s CTV NEWS AT SIX and Co-Anchored CTV NEWS AT NOON with Nancy Richards. Christie is also the former host of AUTO SHOP on CP24.
In 2013, Christie was the first journalist to interview The Honourable Kathleen Wynne, after she became Ontario’s first female Premier. In 2012, he was on air when 25 people were shot at a Toronto barbecue. Christie anchored CP24’s live coverage of this unprecedented event. Christie also anchored the coverage of the Michael Rafferty murder trial in 2012 for CTV News Channel and CP24.
In 2011, Christie’s CTV Kitchener coverage of the Listowel firefighter’s tragedy was awarded the RTDNA’s Edward R. Murrow Award for “overall excellence and best newscast.” In 2010, he was honoured by the RTDNA for an in-depth investigative feature on private surveillance cameras in long-term care facilities. Other career highlights include carrying the Olympic Torch in Tavistock, ON for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games and skydiving with the Canadian Forces Skyhawks Parachute Team.
Before embarking on a journalism career, Christie was a Talent Agent in Toronto, casting major motion pictures such as Chicago, Cinderella Man and X-Men.
Christie is a graduate of the University of Victoria with a degree in Art History and Film and is a graduate of Sheridan College's Journalism New Media Program. In 2008, Kyle was the first inductee onto Sheridan's “Wall of Fame”.
Originally from Brantford, ON, Christie now lives in Cambridge, ON with his wife and two sons. His favourite pastime is cheering for his son at hockey and soccer games. Outside of work, Christie volunteers for numerous organizations including Meals on Wheels and the Alzheimer's Society. He also finds time to teach journalism at Conestoga College.