Carole Anne Devaney

Carole Anne Devaney

Edmonton, Alberta
Master of Ceremonies, Seniors, Family and Parenting Expert
Carole Anne Devaney is a veteran television journalist who co-anchors the #1 rated Global News Hour at 6.00 p.m. with Gord Steinke on Global Edmonton. Carole Anne Devaney got her start in news on Parliament Hill and has held the position since November 2011. Before that, she was a reporter for CBC Edmonton and CTV Ottawa.
  • Health & Wellness
  • Leadership
  • Personal Growth
  • Bilingual & French
  • Conference
  • Event Hosts & Moderators
  • Family & Parenting
  • Inspirational


Carole Anne Devaney is as authentic as they come. She brings class, candor, and a touch of self-deprecating humour to your ceremonies. As a proven and seasoned Master of Ceremonies, she will make your event come alive with her warmth and her energy.

Carole Anne Devaney is a veteran television journalist who co-anchors the News Hour at 6.00 p.m. with Gord Steinke on Global Edmonton. She has held the position since November 2011; before that, she was a reporter for CBC Edmonton and CTV Ottawa. Carole Anne Devaney is a proud French-Canadian who was born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario. She landed her first on-air position as a student reporter with CTV Ottawa. Her experience then took her to Parliament Hill, where she reported for a French political show, on CPAC.

In 2008, Carole Anne Devaney decided to move west, after accepting a position with CBC Edmonton. She is the distinguished winner of a Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award for producing an undercover investigative series on out-of-town vehicle inspections. Carole Anne speaks three languages: English, French, and Spanish. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the Carleton University School of Journalism, with a Minor in Spanish.

Carole Anne Devaney has successfully presided over dozens of events and fundraisers in Alberta. The most prestigious being in front of 18,000 Oprah Winfrey fans. She was the opening act for the talk-show star during her 2013 Edmonton appearance and had the opportunity to introduce her on stage. Carole Anne also spearheaded a Global Edmonton initiative that raised more than $100,000 for breast cancer research.

As a career woman with two little girls, Carole Anne Devaney isn’t afraid to show the good, the bad, and the ugly of motherhood. She has a large following on social media, where she often makes light of the realities of parenting. Carole Ann Devaney has a reputation for engaging her audiences, rolling with last-minute changes, keeping the program on time, and, of course, keeping it real!



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master of ceremonies

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  • Carole Anne has successfully presided over many events in Edmonton: Earth Day; the River City Roundup Kick Off; The Winter City Strategy, all at City Hall; The St. Albert Children’s Festival Cupcake Challenge; Meals on Wheels’ The Grape Escape Wine Fundraiser; The Alberta Cancer Foundation’s Bust-a-Move For Breast Health; the Edmonton Indy Drivers’ Party, and many more. She has a reputation for keeping the program running on time, engaging her audiences, being flexible with last minute changes to the agenda, and punctuating an event with relevant humour.

seniors - a wealth of stories

  • Keynote Presentation
  • Carole Anne is a popular presenter to Seniors Groups. She recounts the richness of her frequent visits to her Grand-Father and her profound respect for seniors everywhere. Her stories are funny and meaningful.

the good, the bad, and the ugly of parenting

  • Keynote Presentation
  • A personal insight into the realities of parenting; unedited and unfiltered. Debunking the ‘Supermom’ myth, one blog post and Instagram story at a time! Surviving the highs and lows of raising children. Embracing the mom brain, the mom body, and mom life as a whole.

the art of balancing work and family

  • Keynote Presentation
  • Balancing the demands of motherhood and a full-time career. Something’s gotta give, and that’s ok! How multitasking can actually be a huge time waster, speaking from personal experience! Tips on kicking mom guilt to the curb, prioritizing self-care, asking for help, and lowering expectations.

behind the scenes - my life as a media personality

  • Keynote Presentation
  • An insightful look into the news business; the stories that affect us and the viewers that attack us. Being a woman in the public eye can mean being the target of trolls. From not picking up your dog poop to texting while behind the wheel… someone’s always watching and ready to complain!

Carole Anne Devaney travels from Edmonton, Alberta & delivers customized and tailored keynote speeches, presentations, workshops and training sessions. on the topics enlisted below. These services are designed for a variety of audiences, industries, and event types and event formats.


Carole Anne did a truly amazing job at entertaining the seniors. She was very well presented and prepared. From my perspective I could not have asked for anything more from her. She covered her topic very well and had a great presentation to keep the audience interested. Carole Anne seems to have a naturally genuine personality as it is which she allowed to show from the moment she arrived. One elderly lady in a wheel chair asked her for a glass of water and without hesitation she grabbed a glass for the woman. She was very easy to communicate with throughout this whole experience.

Kayla Pippen

Active Living Conference for Seniors, Flagstaff County

I had the most favorable experience of engaging Carole Anne Devaney as emcee for the 2017 Ford World Men’s Curling Championships in April 2017. This international event requires all official functions (Opening Banquet – 900 people, Opening Ceremonies – 4,000 people & Closing Ceremonies – 9,000 people) be done in both French and English and Carole Anne who is fluent in both English and French was the ideal emcee for the three functions. Carole Anne is very professional, well prepared, always on time and did a great job of speaking to the sponsors, officials, dignitaries, athletes, volunteers and host committee. I would not hesitate to recommend Carole Anne as an emcee and would...

Terry Morris

Event Manager
Curling Canada

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