Graham Richardson is Chief News Anchor for CTV News in Ottawa, and afternoon News Anchor on Newstalk 580 CFRA from 1pm to 6pm. Richardson joined CTV Ottawa in January, 2010, after nearly four years covering Parliament Hill for CTV National News.
Since joining CTV Ottawa, Richardson anchored the newscast from the scene of the tragic Ottawa city bus - VIA train crash that killed six people in the autumn of 2013; he led coverage from the floor of the Ontario Liberal Leadership Convention in January 2013; and he anchored CTV Ottawa’s 2013 Bell Let’s Talk Day regional town hall. Richardson remains a familiar face to national viewers, serving as substitute anchor on CTV National News, and as part of Bell Media’s special team dedicated to Royal Wedding coverage in 2011. During his time on Parliament Hill, Richardson travelled the world covering Prime Minister Stephen Harper. He filed reports from Kandahar Afghanistan, G-8 meetings in Germany and Japan, a critical NATO summit in Romania, official visits to India, Singapore, the Czech Republic, Poland and the United Nations in New York. Richardson also travelled extensively with the Conservative and Liberal campaigns in the 2008 Federal Election