Colleen McEdwards (born 1968) is a Canadian anchor for CNN International. She is based at CNN International's Atlanta headquarters, where she anchors various editions of World Report. She has also worked in CNN's Moscow bureau and previously hosted World News, Your World Today, and the global business program World Business Today.
She was a real estate and business professional, and has been a journalist in online, print, and broadcasting formats for more than 20 years. Before joining CNN, McEdwards was a senior political reporter with CBC News in Toronto, Ontario. She was a prominent face in CNN's economic coverage and has spent more than 10 years at CNN International participating in live TV coverage of most of the major global news events.
Colleen has a Masters degree in instructional design and in 2011 earned a Ph.D. in education with a specialization in technology management and the application of learning platforms to maximize performance improvements for adult learners. She is a trainer and mentor to young journalists throughout the world and participates in many education and training events and professional affiliations. She is a published author and speaks at least three languages.
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