Professional Master of Ceremonies | Career Aspiration
Carrie Doll is one of the most recognizable persons in northern Alberta. She worked at a number of television stations across Alberta before settling down in Edmonton where she anchored the 6:00 pm CTV News for 13 years.
Carrie is both a professional Master of Ceremonies and a keynote speaker. She also specializes in panel moderation, and public speaking coaching for C-Suite executives.
Carrie Doll recently retired from a 20-year career as a television news anchor. She holds a Master’s Degree in Communications from the University of Calgary and a Diploma in Broadcast News from Southern Alberta Institute for Technology.
Carrie has interviewed countless newsmakers locally, across the country, in the entertainment industry and politics including many premiers, prime ministers and United States’ President Bill Clinton. Carrie is renowned for her Master of Ceremonies work for countless organizations throughout the city of Edmonton and Alberta.
She also believes in giving back to her community. She serves as the Honourary Chair of the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards and the Glenrose Hospital’s Courage Gala. Carrie Dollis a Director of the Board of the Edmonton Singing Christmas Tree Foundation and she is the Chair of the Stollery Women’s Network.
Carrie Doll became one of the top 100 citizens in Alberta during Alberta’s Centennial celebrations and chosen as Edmonton’s Woman of the Year in 2002.
In her dynamic keynote address, You Can Create Your Own Reality, Carrie shares her story from how she came from a small Alberta town, to anchoring one of the top 6:00 pm newscasts in Canada. Her story begins in Fairview Alberta with a population of three thousand people. From there she moved to Calgary and went through an interesting process deciding what she wanted to do with her life. She often communicates this as a process to help high school students and countless others struggling with their career paths.
With six years of post-secondary education, a massive student loan and countless hours of volunteer time, Carrie was awarded an opportunity to work as television newscaster in Yorkton, Saskatchewan. From there she moved on to work at popular broadcasting stations within Alberta giving her the opportunity to work with veteran broadcasters across Canada.
How did she create her dream career? What did she learn along the way? What eventually led her to release that dream and move into the entrepreneurial world? What lessons did Carrie acquire that have implications for every one of us?
Carrie’s keynote is a powerful, positive, inspiring and humourous story about living a "no-regrets" life, about learning from mistakes and how to Create – "YOUR OWN REALITY".
"Thanks Carrie for facilitating the Q & A in Edmonton. I only hope the audience enjoyed it half as much as I did. You did a fine job with the questions".Bill Clinton, Former President of the United States
"Carrie Doll was absolutely fantastic as emcee and moderator of the International Triathlon Union event. Incorporating humour, warmth, and a lively presentation style that was both informed and sincere, Carrie led the event flawlessly from start to finish. Carrie's presence and professionalism truly elevated this event to first-class."Beckie Scott, Canadian Olympic Gold Medalist
"Carrie Doll brings an energy that is unmatched to every stage she sets foot on as an Emcee and host. We were beyond pleased with her balance of professionalism and easy-going attitude as she worked with us to achieve the atmosphere and punch we were hoping for during our event".Jacquie Boily, Creative Lead & Special Events, GO Productivity
"Carrie Doll emceed our Canadian Business Leader Award celebrations in March 2015 and did an incredible job keeping the evening's program on time and providing all-important continuity between speakers. Our original emcee had a last-minute urgent engagement that meant we needed someone to step in at the last minute to fill the spot! Carrie rose to this challenge and in spite of being brought in just two days before the event, worked with our organizers to put together a dynamic, engaging and utterly professional script that both my team and I thoroughly appreciated".Joseph Doucet, Dean, Alberta School of Business
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