Chris Gailus

Awards and Recognition

In 2005, Chris Gailus won the New York Regional Emmy Award for presenting the Best Morning Newscast. He was also nominated for the Gemini Award for Best News Host. When working at Lethbridge, he won the CanPro Award for Best Small Market Newscast Host. In 2015, the Canadian Screen Awards crowned him as the country's Best Local News Anchor.

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Chris Gailus supports Canuck Place Children's Hospice, BC Children's Hospital, and other organizations that provide treatment and research for arthritis and diabetes. His wife also gives her support and encouragement in adopting animals. Chris is an advocate of literacy and gives substantial support to Room to Read, an organization that lends its support to constructing libraries and educational schools in many countries around the globe. In his alumni address to his former college, Chris spoke about his career, saying, "Over the past 25 years, I have covered some amazing stories and met the most interesting people. I have lived in Dallas, Texas, and New York City.

Since returning to Canada in 2006, I have anchored the No. 1 newscast in BC, where there is never a dull moment in politics, the environment, and transportation. None of it would have been possible without the early investment of my instructors and mentors at Mount Royal. If there is one thing that truly stands out about the quality of education at Mount Royal, it is the people. By taking a genuine interest in the lives of their students, they help focus their skills and abilities. The encouragement I received from Al and others (you know who you are!) will stay with me forever. That is why I am so proud to be a graduate of Mount Royal and an advocate for its programs. I can't wait to see what the next 25 years of storytelling will bring."

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Quick Facts
Date of Birth: 29-10-1967
Birth Place: Canada
Wife: Jane Carrigan
Alma Mater: Mount Royal University
T.V. Show(s): News Hour, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
Profession: news anchor
Employer: Global BC
Nationality: American, Canadian
Birth Sign: Scorpio
Marriage Date: 2000
Children: Will.
Height: 6 ft 5 in
Birth Date: 29 Oct, 1967
Age: 52 yrs
Occupations: Journalist
Citizenship: Canada
Gender: Male
Description: Canadian journalist
Twitter Id: Chrisgailus
Net Worth 2020: 5 million
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Last Modified: Feb 7 2024
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