Lori Graham

CTV News Montreal Weather Specialist



Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec
Education: Concordia University

Born and raised on the West Island of Montreal, Lori is proud to work for the television station she grew up watching. Lori made her first appearance on CTV at the age of 12, performing on CTV’s Telethon of Stars. She would eventually join the CTV family during the infamous 1998 Ice Storm. She refers to her weather debut as her “baptism by ice.”

Lori has always had a passion for performing and public speaking, participating in countless theatrical productions while attending Pierrefonds Comprehensive High School. She went on to study Pure and Applied Science at John Abbott College and would eventually find a way to combine her passion for public speaking with her interest in science by becoming CTV’s Weather Presenter.

Lori got her big break in Montreal media while in her second year of Broadcast Journalism at Concordia University. She was the recipient of CJAD’s “Al Cauley Award” and within weeks was hired by the legendary Gord Sinclair. She worked for CJAD and Mix ’96 as a traffic reporter, news reporter and newscaster while completing her final year of university. She went on to graduate from Concordia with the highest marks in her program.

Lori has hosted “Good Morning Canada,” the network’s national weekend morning show, as well as CTV’s “Telethon of Stars” and has enjoyed delivering weather on CTV’s “Your Morning.” 

Lori has always had a heart for others. She has hosted and emceed numerous charity events to support her community. She has acted as the Honorary President of the Canadian Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life, and played an active role in events to benefit the Shriner’s Hospital, the MUHC, the Lakeshore General Hospital, The Children’s Wish Foundation, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Girls for the Cure and Kids Help Phone, among others. But, together with her husband, Lori feels most blessed when serving alongside members of her church family.

Lori has a passion for theatre and film, and can often be seen at Montreal’s Centaur Theatre and The Segal Centre for Performing Arts. She has also appeared in a number of movies herself such as the Academy Award nominated “Arrival,” and blockbusters like “White House Down,” and “The Day After Tomorrow.” She grew up playing soccer for Dollard and still loves to run. She also loves to travel to new places. 

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