Caroline Van Vlaardingen
An award-winning broadcaster, Caroline Van Vlaardingen recently celebrated 30 years on the job at CTV News Montreal. The reporter, anchor and producer has covered major events that include Montreal’s École Polytechnique massacre in 1989.
She is recognized for her investigations of juvenile prostitution and human trafficking, medical scams and animal poaching. Van Vlaardingen’s honours include five awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association and one from CanPro.
A part-time faculty member at Concordia’s Department of Journalism since 1996, some of Van Vlaardingen’s former students are her present-day colleagues at CTV News Montreal.
She has volunteered and supported a dozen causes and institutions over her career, including at her alma mater. She served on boards for the Concordia University Alumni Association and Aids Community Care Montreal. Her areas of interest as a reporter include the rights of women, children and minorities.