Merella Fernandez Married, Husband, Children, Family, Parents, Ethnicity

Date: 20 Jul, 2017

Merella Fernandez Married, Husband, Children, Family, Parents, Ethnicity

Quick Information

Date of Birth 1973-11-22
Nationality Canadian, Pakistani
Profession Reporter
Marital Status Single
Divorced/Engaged Not Yet
Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity Asian
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Social Media Linked In
Children/Kids Not Yet
Education Carleton University

At the age of 43, Merella gained immense fame for her work and profession. If you don’t know already who Merella is, she is an anchor born in Karachi, Pakistan. She is a Canadian nationality who rocked the world of journalism as a Pakistani-Canadian reporter.

Currently, Merella works for CityNews based in Toronto. It would have been difficult for her to achieve this enormous success had she been living back in her hometown. We will let you read all the details of her life. Read more from us to find out how her contributions helped her reach such a height of fame.

Merella Fernandez's Short Bio

Merella Fernandez's was born on 22 November 1973 in Karachi. She moved to Canada at the age of one, and since then she lived there. Carrying Canadian nationality, she holds mixed ethnicity. Her parents from Goa raised Merella along with other five siblings. Her father Eulogio and mother Maura loved every child equally. They made sure the children were well educated, thus, took a big decision of moving to Canada. Merella was one year old when her family brought her to Toronto.

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Merella figured out her interest in the field of journalism. She wanted a good degree, and she joined Carleton University for graduation. She earned a degree in journalism.

Merella Career & Salary

Upon graduation, she started working at CTV answering phones and checking the fax machine. But it wasn't long before she began writing for CTV News and Canada AM. For a change, she moved over to Citytv where she worked as a writer in 1998. Merella proved everyone how capable she is to go beyond what she is stereotyped to achieve. She works hard and puts all her efforts into her work to make it her excellent contribution.

Soon after she realized her real passion in the field of journalism and began her work as a reporter and anchor for Citypulse and CP24, she gave her 12 years, and during her journey, she covered significant political, crime, and court stories. 

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After that, she started working at CTV News Channel as a correspondent. Throughout her career, she has covered a wide range of breaking news and significant events. Her most public coverage includes the report on the SARS outbreak, interview with Julia Roberts during the red carpet at TIFF, and coverage Prince Charles visit to Canada. 

Merella Fernandez interview with Canadian musician Serena Ryder on 13 April 2017 (Photo: Merella Fernandez's Twitter)

Merella’s salary was an attractive one. However, where City-TV had to cut off employees, Merella also was one of them. It happened in 2010. That phase of her life could have moved her, but Merella didn’t take it as a blow or a negative event in her life.

She sought to land up in some better place. Then again in 2011, Merella joined CTV and worked there as a news correspondent. From then on she explored the world of journalism and advanced in her career.

Merella's Personal life

There is much to know about Merella’s professional life, but she never speaks about her personal life. Even at the age of 45, she chooses to keep all the facts of married life to herself. We don’t see her walking openly with any man. She never introduced her husband or children to the media even if she has any. Even her parents never talked about her married or love life.