Thalia Assuras – Biography
Thalia Assuras is a Canadian who was born in the year 1957, 27th May. She is an enthusiastic news anchor and as a television journalist. Until 2011 May, Thalia served as a host of energyNow. Also she was the prime anchor for CBS Evening News airing every Saturday from 2001 – 2009. In the early days, Thalia was a join host of The Saturday Early Show during 1999 – 2001 and as well she co-anchored CBS New’s weekday broadcast.
She was a daughter of the immigrated parents from Greece, Tripoli following the Second World War. Thalia was born in Ontario, London and she did her schooling at London Central Secondary School and further pursued her education at the University of Western Ontario and completed her degree in Bachelor of Science. She completed her graduation in the year 1980 and further entered into journalism and obtained her master’s during the year 1981.
Profession and Career:
Thalia became a part of CBS News and worked as a correspondent during the time 1997. She was an anchor of various CBS News casting and also covered plenty of international stories too. Her international news broadcasting reports were from Iraq where she addressed the U.S. armed action succeeding to the fall of Saddam Hussein. Proudly to describe, Thalia was the one and only female journalists to investigate and report live from Tikrit after a few minutes after the seizure. Besides this, Thalia also covered those threatening earthquake in Iran, Kosovo, Bam in Albania. With all, she as well covered an extensive range of domestic stories such as the Elian Gonzalez controversy, 9/11 attacks in New York, Hurricane Floyd and many other interviews too.
Thalia started worked for Global Television and CITY TV and as well she was a reported and host for City Pulse during the year 1985 – 1988. Later during the year 1992 – 1993, Assuras became a part of Aaron Brown and worked as a joint-host of World News Now. Besides this, Assuras shared the stage with Boyd Matson and hosted the late night desk prior quitting the show in 1997, January.
Awards & Honors
Thalia established The Next Generation Initiative – a leadership campaign that is initiated to make students become involved in all sorts of social and public affairs. During the year 2000, Assuras was accredited by The Daughters of Penelope and they titled her “2000 Salute to Women” award and in the year 2001, Thalia was awarded the Marie Torre Memorial Award.
Thalia is undoubtedly a multifaceted personality who has 28 plus years of experience in different domains. She is an active journalist, social speaker, writer and also a media trainer too. With all these talents and abilities, she easily meets the clients facing communication challenges and helps them to overcome those public and social affairs. Thalia is an award-winning writer and journalist who has hosted plenty of shows, news such as CBS Morning News, ABC Morning News, World News Now, Saturday Early Show and as well she co-anchored CTV Weekend Evening News, Canada AM and Global CanWest Television.