Emmy Award-winning journalist Adrienne Arsenault is a senior correspondent for CBC’s The National. Since 1999 she has covered some of the biggest breaking news and investigative stories in Canada and around the world. Arsenault hosts The National alongside Rosemary Barton, Andrew Chang and Ian Hanomansing.
Arsenault covers disasters, conflicts, politics, sports and human dramas. She won a 2015 International Emmy for her work reporting on the Ebola crisis. She covered the Olympics in Sydney, Salt Lake, Beijing, Sochi and Rio, as well as the World Cup in South Africa. She has also pursued terror stories across the globe. Arsenault began her career at CBC in 1991, as an editorial assistant for The National. Over the years she’s been posted in Vancouver, Washington, Jerusalem and London.
Arsenault was named the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association's Journalist of the Year. She has won two Gracie awards for outstanding female correspondent, a Monte Carlo Festival award for her coverage of the Zimbabwe election and several Gemini and Canadian Screen Awards.