Catherine Hansen-McCarthy has one of the most recognizable faces – and voices – in Northern British Columbia, who is currently the Producer of CBC Daybreak North.
In addition to being a longtime Prince George resident and community champion, Catherine is also a national award-winning broadcaster with more than two decades of experience working in journalism.
Catherine is a graduate of BCIT’s Broadcast Journalism program. She has had stints at CKWL in Williams Lake, and CJCI (now Vista radio) in Prince George before moving to CKPG, where she worked for 18+ years. At CKPG (Pattison Media), Catherine has held every job in the newsroom from reporter to anchor to producer, leading and sharing her knowledge with others.
While not at work, she is a voice, dance and speech arts coach, adjudicator and performer, with a diploma from the Music Theatre program at Sheridan College. Catherine is an avid volunteer in the community of Prince George and lead singer of the popular band PINK CHAMPANGE. She enjoys cycling, running and hiking (especially Mount Pope).
Learn more about Catherine and CBC Daybreak North by visiting https://bit.ly/DayBreakNorth
Follow Catherine on Twitter at https://twitter.com/cathhansen