She previously worked as a television journalist, anchoring award-winning newscasts and reporting in the British Columbia market for over 35 years.
Among numerous accolades during Pamela’s broadcasting career, CTV News at Six won Best Newscast of 2010, the 2008 International Edward R. Murrow award and in 2006, the RTNDA National Award for Best Spot News Coverage.
In 2008, Martin was awarded the National RTNDA Award for Best Feature Story for her report on breast cancer, called “Kelli’s Red Devils.” In 2003, she won a Leo Award (BC’s Oscar Awards for Film and Television) chosen by viewers as favourite on-air news personality.
And in 2000, Martin was chosen Women of the Year by the Consumers Choice Awards. Ms. Martin first became involved with the Coast Mental Health Foundation in 1999 as part of their "Courage to Come Back" awards.
She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Looking Glass Foundation, the Face the World Foundation, and the Pacific Autism Family Centre. She served as Co-Chair of the United Way of the Lower Mainland campaign of 2008 and was Honourary Chair of the Canadian Cancer Society campaign for BC/Yukon from 1998 to 2003.
She has also worked actively to raise money and awareness for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation since it was founded in 1991. Pamela was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan and she became a proud Canadian Citizen in 2002.