This year we have two great personalities running the Gala and we can guarantee a lively and fun night with them sharing the microphone. We have Matt Skube who anchors CTV News at Five and CTV News at 11:30 and Megan Shaw, a CTV Ottawa reporter.
Upon graduating from the College of Sports Media in Toronto, Matt was lucky enough to land a job at Thunder Bay Television in his hometown of Thunder Bay. He was a jack-of-all-trades, reporting and anchoring on weather, sports and news.
Matt’s covered everything from Thunder Bay snow storms to the CIS Men’s Basketball Final 8,started his broadcast career at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia as the play-by-play voice for X-Men and X-Women home games. While at StFX, he was also the sports editor for the Xaverian Weekly, as well as a board member of the Canadian University Press.
Matt also has a passion for community involvement. Whether it’s volunteering for multiple organizations or being the master of ceremonies for events, he’s dedicated to giving back to the community. In addition, Matt loves the arts. His theatre credits include Jesus Christ Superstar, Grease, The Drowsy Chaperone and other community theatre productions.
Megan Shaw joined CTV Ottawa as a reporter in June, 2015. Megan is thrilled to be living in the National Capital Region and bringing live, local, breaking news to the community.
Prior to joining CTV News, Megan worked as a video journalist for City News, and host at Breakfast Television in Edmonton.
Megan began her broadcasting career in radio. She started at CKLW in Windsor doing live-broadcasts from events across the city. From there, she was hired as a reporter and news-weather-sports anchor for Peace River Broadcasting in Peace River, Alberta. Her first experience behind the camera came during her internships at Etalk Entertainment & CTV Toronto.
Aside from storytelling, Megan is passionate about living a healthy, active lifestyle. She enjoys outdoor activities, going to the gym, and being with friends and family.