Carla Robinson (Haisla / Heiltsuk) is a Canadian broadcast journalist and television host.
Carla’s goal as a storyteller has always been to enlighten, inspire, and bring the stories of indigenous people to a diverse audience. Tapping into her years of experience working in the mainstream media, Carla is currently launching her own production company, Carla Robinson Media Productions.
For 14 years, Carla was a national news anchor and television host for CBC News Network, formerly CBC Newsworld. Most recently, Carla was an arts and entertainment correspondent for CBC News Weekend and CBC-TV Toronto. Carla has anchored a variety of newscasts, including prime-time evening newscasts, CBC Morning newscasts and holiday editions of The National. From 2003 to 2009 Carla hosted and co-produced Absolutely Canadian the First People’s Edition. In 2004, Carla replaced Knowlton Nash after he retired as host for the popular educational program, News in Review. Before working for the CBC, Carla worked as a television reporter for BCTV News (now Global News) in Vancouver, B.C.
One of Carla’s strongest gifts is her natural ability to connect with audiences. Carla has always first and foremost approached her subjects with respect and thoughtfulness. As a proud Haisla and Heiltsuk woman, Carla always strives to promote an authentic Indigenous voice and presence to the widest possible audience.
Carla lives in Brantford Ontario with her husband and two children.