Jamie Orchard is the Grand Marshal of the 2019 parade.
A familiar face to many English-speaking Montrealers, Orchard is the senior anchor of Global Montreal’s evening newscast. Born in Brossard and now living in Montreal, she has been part of the Montreal news scene for more than two decades.
The Evening News with Jamie Orchard as anchor 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.
She is a graduate of Concordia University’s journalism program, and has worked for CTV and CBC before joining Global.