Pamela Wallin

Pamela Wallin is a veteran Canadian journalist and also a diplomat who has engaged many times in the international negotiations. She was born in the year 1953, 10th April.

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Personal Life

Wallin basically has Swedish origin and she was born and raised at Wadena in Saskatchewan. She spent most her time at Wadena and did her higher secondary schooling at Moose Jaw. Wallin did her graduation in psychology and political science at the University of Saskatchewan in Regina Campus which is now termed as the University of Regina. She gave her successful venture as an officer working at the Saskatchewan Federal Penitentiary. With regards to political aspects, Wallin is an associate of The Waffle and also the wing faction of New Democratic Party which survived since the early age to the middle of 1970’s.


Pamela gave her venturous entry in the field of journalism in the year 1974 by becoming a part of CBC Radio’s news section. In the year 1978, Pamela worked at the Ottawa Bureau at the Toronto Star. She worked there for almost 2 years time. During the year 1980, Pamela teamed-up with CTV and she worked as the co-anchor sharing the screen with Norm Perry at Canada AM. Later in the year 1985, CTV titled her as the chief of Ottawa Bureau. Further, Pamela came back and join again the Canada AM and she served as the co-host sharing the screen with J.D. Roberts.

Later in the year 1992, Wallin joined the CBC Television and she got the world-renowned recognition there. She appeared in the 40 minutes newscast at The National and the program was anchored by Barbara Frum titled as The Journal. After the death of Frum in the year 1992, February, CBC considered to restore the team with a substantial news programming. Peter Mansbridge along with Wallin gave their debut entry in anchoring the Prime Time News. Rather Mansbridge presenting the news at The National, following Barbara presenting the present affairs and documentary infotainment that features the newsmakers The Journal. The latest show comprised 2 programs together and it featured Pamela and Barbara anchoring the show. The new show was broadcasted in the night 9 p.m. which appears for one hour earlier to the National Journal tandem.

This show doesn’t gain her any special reputation and also the ratings were not on par. Hence the reason, Pamila turned back to her old slot with the same time slot co-anchoring with Mansbridge in presenting the news. During the year 1995, Pamela was substituted as the anchor of The Magazine. During the year 2009, January 2nd Pamela was nominated as the Canadian Senate where Pamela got the opportunity to serve as the Conservative during the year 2013 on 17th May. William has penned several books and some of them are Since You Asked and the other one was Speaking of Success. Besides all these, Pamela made a cameo appearance in a comedy series called Corner Gas and Royal Canadian Air Farce. During the year 2000, Pamela anchored the Canadian version called Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 10 Apr, 1953
Age: 67 yrs
Occupations: Journalist
Citizenship: Canada
Birth Place: Wadena
Gender: Female
Description: Canadian politician
Net Worth 2021: 15 million
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Last Modified: Aug 6 2021
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