Ravi Baichwal is an anchor for the 5 and 10 p.m. weekend newscasts on WLS. He previously worked as an anchor and reporter for Canada’s CTV, where he was the host of two award-winning election-night specials. He also has worked in radio at CKNW-AM in Vancouver. He began his journalism career with CBC, starting as a researcher in Calgary. He moved on to become an associate producer, reporter and anchor with CBC’s Newsworld business program. In 2008, he was the recipient of the Emmy award for the best anchor in the Chicago/Midwest region of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Baichwal holds a bachelor’s degree in political science with a certificate in French language studies from the University of Western Ontario.
Ravi Baichwal, anchor