Brenda Irving is a Sports Broadcasting professional. In 2016, Brenda Irving was inducted into the Cambridge Sports Hall of Fame.
She had early dreams of being a physical education teacher and coach. That changed when she decided to take the broadcasting program at Conestoga College.
The veteran CBC broadcaster has covered most of the big events, ranging from the Olympics (eight), to the Stanley Cup, along with the Grey Cup and the Queen’s Plate.
Brenda is also a three-time Canadian Screen Academy nominee for best sports program, best writing for TV series and best sports reporting.
She was the first female Hockey Night in Canada rinkside reporter between 2001 and 2006, and previously served for seven years as a news reporter. She has also reported on Canadian football, the FIFA World Cup, and major league baseball. She graduated from Conestoga College's radio and television broadcasting programme. She was born in Cambridge and attended Preston High School. She called Gymnastics at the 2008 Summer Olympics for CBC.