Tomlinson is taking the reins as the new host of CBC News Windsor weeknights starting next month. She currently works as a reporter and host for CBC News Network in Toronto. 

Asha Tomlinson is taking the reins as the new host of CBC News Windsor weeknights starting next month.

"I'm looking forward to reconnecting with the city and sharing the stories of our community starting Labour Day," Tomlinson said in a statement announcing her new role.

Tomlinson currently works as a reporter and host for CBC News Network in Toronto. She graduated from the University of Windsor with a communications degree in 2001 and went on to work as a writer at Citytv in Toronto. She spent five years as a reporter and anchor for Citytv in Edmonton and reported from Iqaluit for CBC for a year.


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"Asha is a strong addition to our journalistic team," says Shawna Kelly, managing editor of CBC Windsor. "As the host of CBC Windsor's flagship television news program, Asha will be providing Windsor and area audiences with the news that matters most to them." 

*Photo courtesy of Tomlinson's Twitter profile

*Correction: Tomlinson graduated in 2001, not 2011. 

Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.