Jamie Orchard is senior anchor and news editor for Global Montreal's Evening News, aired weekdays at 6 p.m. She has covered the news in Montreal for nearly two decades, including stints with CTV and CBC before joining Global.
With Jamie as anchor, the Evening News was named Best Newscast in Eastern Canada by the Radio/Television News Directors Association in 2007 and earned the award for best breaking news coverage in 2006.
In 2004, she was named one of city's most remarkable women by the Board of Trade of Montreal and was a finalist for the YWCA Women of Distinction in 2007.
An active volunteer, in 2008 Jamie won the Izzy Asper Community Service Award for her work with the Action Centre, an organization that provides help for physically and mentally challenged Montrealers.
Jamie earned a BA in journalism and history from Concordia in 1991.