A CTV London employee has been awarded the 2016 Leading Women, Building Communities Recognition Certificate for her work in the Forest City.

Mandi Fields, CTV London's Community Relations manager was nominated for the provincial award by London-Fanshawe MPP Teresa Armstrong.

Fields has worked tirelessly on numerous community issues and initiatives, including Hockey Helps the Homeless, Arts for AIDS International, the ONERUN Breast Cancer Campaign and Tampon Tuesdays.

Since being introduced in 2006, the Leading Women, Building Communities program has honoured over 450 Ontario women for their leadership, community service and dedication to improving the lives of others.