|Born||24 April 1967|
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Citizenship||Canadian and American|
|Education||St. Clement's School as Head Girl, University of Western Ontario, BA (1990), MA in Journalism (1991)|
|Title||Anchor of The National|
Arsenault joined the CBC in 1991, as an editorial assistant and night assignment editor for CBC Toronto. She has had numerous other positions with the CBC. She spent three years as the foreign correspondent in Jerusalem. In 2006 she succeeded Don Murray as the chief London correspondent.
She was named the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association's journalist of the year for 2005.
Arsenault has won two Gemini Awards, in 2008, in the categories of Best Reportage and in Best News Magazine Segment and nominated for five Gemini Awards, for her work on The National, including a segment called Healing Hikkaduwa. She has won awards from the American Society of Professional Journalists, the Radio and Television News Directors Association, and the New York and Columbus festivals.
Born and raised in Toronto, Arsenault is the daughter of Ray Arsenault (1929-2006), a Canadian television director whose credits included King of Kensington and Hockey Night in Canada, and Bette Arsenault.
In 1986, Arsenault graduated from St. Clement's School as Head Girl, the University of Western Ontario with a BA in 1990 and an MA in Journalism in 1991. While at Western, Arsenault developed her interest in broadcasting at CHRW radio.
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