Gandham swaps CBC for CTV

CTV News Vancouver has hired Yasmin Gandham as a reporter. She will join from CBC, where she has been a video journalist since March 2022. Previously, Gandham was a reporter and anchor at Global News. From January 2020 to February 2020, she interned at CBC. Gandham has a B.A. from the University of British Columbia. […]

CTV Nation News taps Butts to serve as weekend anchor

The following excerpt was sent out from CTV News: Heather Butts has been named the new weekend anchor for CTV National News. Currently one of the television news program’s Toronto correspondents, Butts will take on the role previously held by Sandie Rinaldo, who has been CTV National News’ weekend anchor for more than 35 years. […]

CTV News video journalist Samson departs

Alyson Samson, a video journalist at CTV News has left. She had joined in September 2020. Samson’s post on X/Twitter reads: “I’ll be starting a new job outside of media in January. A really exciting opportunity came knocking and I’m really looking forward to it! Thanks for letting me tell your stories for a decade […]

Washchyshyn-Owens takes on new role at CTV News

Marika Washchyshyn-Owens, a producer for “Top 3 Tonight with Merella Fernandez,” has taken on the role of coordinating producer of the Control Room for CTV Your Morning. Previously, Washchyshyn-Owens held the posts of chase producer, associate producer and news producer at CTV News. She also served as associate producer for “SI Wire,” multimedia journalist,  producer […]

CBC News hires Madan in Washington

Richard Madan will join CBC News in Washington. Recently, Madan held the post of Washington, D.C. correspondent at CTV News. In this role, he covered politics, elections, international trade, finance, and American news. He had been with CTV for more than a decade, joining as a parliamentary correspondent in 2010. Before that, he was a […]

CTV veteran to host national evening newscast

CTV News has tapped Sandie Rinaldo to serve as an anchor of the early edition of its national evening newscast “CTV National News, ” a 30-minute broadcast airing evenings at 5.30 p.m. ET/PT. The newscast will debut on Nov. 13. Rinaldo is a veteran CTV journalist, having been with CTV for more than 50 years. She […]

Global News appoints Hamamdjian special correspondent in Jerusalem

Daniele Hamamdjian has joined Global News as a special correspondent, currently based in Jerusalem. Previously, she was at CTV News. During her 17-year career at CTV, she held the posts of news reporter, parliamentary correspondent and UK correspondent. Hamamdjian has a bachelor’s degree from Concordia University in Montreal. You can congratulate Hamamdjian on X/Twitter.

CTV News names Holyk video journalist

CTV News has tapped Alexandra Holyk to serve as a video journalist. Holyk joined CTV News in November 2021 as an editorial assistant. Later, she held the post of associate producer. She also held the posts of news editor and online editor at The Eyeopener, Toronto Metropolitan University’s student newspaper. Holyk graduated from Toronto Metropolitan […]

CTV News journalist MacKinnon departs

Alison MacKinnon, a multimedia journalist and weekend late-night anchor at CTV News, wrote on Twitter: “I’ve loved being a Journalist for the last several years but it’s time for a new challenge. Thank you for allowing me to share your stories.” MacKinnon joined in October 2019 as a video journalist. Previously, she worked as a […]