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|Born||July 29, 1969|
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Occupation||Journalist, television host|
|Known for||Co-host of The Social, former news anchor for Canada AM|
Marci Ien (born July 29, 1969) is a Canadian broadcast journalist with CTV. A reporter for CTV News and anchor for CTV News Channel, she was the longtime news anchor and co-host for CTV's Canada AM, and is currently one of the cohosts on CTV's daytime panel talk show The Social.
Originally one of the children on the Crossroads program Circle Square, Ien studied journalism at Ryerson University. She began her career at CHCH-TV in Hamilton, Ontario in 1991 as a news writer and general assignment reporter. In 1995 she began reporting from Queen's Park in Toronto, with her reports appearing both on CHCH's local news and on WIC's national newscast Canada Tonight. In 1997 she moved to CTV as a reporter for CTV Atlantic, covering major stories including the crash of Swissair Flight 111 off Peggys Cove, Nova Scotia.
In 1995, Ien won a Radio Television Digital News Association Award for her news serial Journey to Freedom, a look at the Underground Railroad. In 2008, she was the recipient of the Black Business and Professional Association Harry Jerome Award in the media category. In 2014, she was granted the Planet Africa Award for excellence in media. In 2015, Ien garnered a Canadian Screen Award nomination in the Best Host category for her work on Canada AM. In 2016, she was honoured with an African Canadian Achievement Award for her journalistic achievements.
- "Canada AM host Marci Ien inspired to call son Dash thanks to her own father’s motivational story". Toronto Star, November 23, 2012.
- "Former 'Canada AM' host Marci Ien new co-host of 'The Social'". Toronto Sun, March 29, 2017.
- Marci Ien. Who's Who in Black Canada, January 4, 2011.
- "Maestro Gets Engaged". ChartAttack.com, June 13, 2000.
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