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Rosemary Bar ton is a Canadian political journalist. She is currently serving as the chief political correspondent for CBC. In this role, she anchors her own Sunday morning news show, Rosemary Barton Live, hosted the “At Issue” segment on The National, and leads special coverage for the network including during elections, breaking news and national emergencies.
Barton anchored CBC’s election coverage during the 2019 and 2021 Canadian federal elections, following the retirement of Peter Mansbridge, including one-on-one interviews with the federal party leaders.
She led CBC’s coverage of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s daily press briefings during the COVID-19 pandemic from March to July 2020 in which he spoke directly to Canadians and took questions from journalists about the state of the pandemic and newly announced government support programs including the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) and targeted support programs.
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Rosemary Barton was born on May 31, 1976 (age 46 years) in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She is the daughter of Canadian parents. Barton is a graduate of the Collège Universitaire de Saint-Boniface (a francophone-affiliated college of the University of Manitoba) and Carleton University.
Rosemary Barton started working in journalism as a researcher for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s French-language news network RDI before becoming a Nati onal Assembly of Quebec correspondent for Global News. She rejoined the CBC in 2004, initially in the same role as a provincial political correspondent she held at Global, before transferring to the national Parliament Hill bureau in 2007.
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Barton began appearing on Power & Politics in 2011 as the program’s main substitute host. Following the dismissal of Evan Solomon by the CBC in 2015, Barton became the interim host of Power & Politics. Her interview style was lauded by fellow journalists, sometimes contrasted favorably against Solomon.
She gained popularity following her response to statements made by then-Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Chris Alexander on Power & Politics during the 2015 election campaign when he attempted to deflect a question on the government’s handling of Syrian refugees during a panel discussion by blaming the media (and Barton) for not drawing enough attention to the crisis.
Rosemary Barton called Alexander’s statements “completely false,” offered to provide clips of previous shows where the Syrian refugee crisis had been discussed, and challenged him to admit he “[wanted to] avoid the question.”
She was officially named as the new permanent host of the show on January 5, 2016. At the 4th Canadian Screen Awards in 2016, Barton won the award for Best Host or Interviewer in a News or Information Program or Series.
On November 6, 2017, Barton debuted as a co-host of The National, CBC Television’s flagship newscast, alongside Adrienne Arsenault, Andrew Chang and Ian Hanomansing. She was succeeded as host of Power & Politics by Vassy Kapelos, formerly the host of Global’s The West Block.
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In January 2020, Rosemary Barton transitioned to a role as CBC’s chief political correspondent after CBC decided to discontinue The National’s four-anchor format. She hosted the weekend political talk series Sunday Scrum on CBC News Network, which was retitled Rosemary Barton Live as of November 1, 2020.
Rosemary Barton is currently reported to have been married to her husband Marcus. Rosemary and her husb and are also reported to have a daughter together. However, Barton continues to contribute to The National as host of “At Issue” panel discussions featuring Andrew Coyne, Althia Raj and Chantal Hebert.
Rosemary Barton net worth
How much is Rosemary Barton worth? Rosemary Barton net worth is estimated at around $3 million. Her main source of income is from her primary work as a journalist. Rosemary Barton’s average salary per month and other career earnings are over $310,000 dollars annually. Her remarkable achievements have earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. She is one of the richest and most influential journalists in Canada. She stands at an appealing height of 1.71m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.
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