Day: March 8, 2023

Espe Currie

Espe Currie is the executive producer at Global News Calgary. She’s worked across the country and across networks, with stints in Toronto and Vancouver at CityNews and CTV.  Espe has worked in all areas of the newsroom, from the assignment desk to radio to web to consumer affairs. In her work as an associate producer […]

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Brian Daly

Brian Daly is an Assistant Professor of Journalism at the University of King’s College in Halifax where he teaches video, audio and text reporting and production. He transitioned into teaching after 15 exciting years as a television news producer at CTV, CBC and Global News. His career highlights include three weeks as a CBC Sports producer […]

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Joanne McPherson

Joanne McPherson is the Managing Editor for Program Content and Strategies with CBC News. Joanne has led content teams in a variety of roles, overseeing live and breaking news and platform integration within CBC News. In her current role, Joanne works closely with all CBC programming departments and Communications, Marketing, Brand and Research to develop […]

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Dan Appleby

Dan Appleby has been the News Director at CTV Atlantic since 2016. He previously led the news department at CTV Windsor for 5 years. Dan’s journalism career spans three decades, starting in 1993 at WMAQ-TV in Chicago. In that time, he has been as assignment editor, producer and news manager at award-winning stations in Cleveland […]

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Corey Bellamy

Corey Bellamy is the Director of Digital Growth for CTV News, leading digital editorial teams at CTV News, CP24 & BNN Bloomberg. Corey previously held the role as head of the digital news product portfolio at Bell Media. An innovative leader of high-performance teams, Corey’s held various senior roles over his 20+ years in digital […]

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Joanne MacDonald

Joanne MacDonald is the Business Manager of RTDNA Canada.  A former Vice-President of CTV News, Joanne spent decades on the frontlines in local and national news. She is a co-founder of Short Street Media and a media consultant, trainer and educator.

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Owen Leitch

Owen Leitch is the Executive Producer of Global Brands for Narcity Media Group, where he leads the development of new formats and brands geared towards millennial and Gen Z audiences. He has nearly two decades of broadcast journalism experience in Canada and abroad, including CBC News, CBC Television and Al Jazeera English. Owen has produced […]

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Lis Travers

Lis Travers has worked in local, national news, 24-hour news, morning TV as well as short and long-form broadcast and digital news . She is a former executive producer of Canada AM, general manager of CTVNews.ca, CTV News Channel, as well a former news director at Global Quebec and CTV Montreal. Lis has produced breaking […]

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Jon Whitten

Jon Whitten is the news director at CityNews Toronto. Previously he was executive director of news content, and executive producer of The National at CBC News.  He has worked as a reporter in Fredericton and Saskatoon, and a producer in Ottawa and Washington.      A Gemini and CSA award winner for best network and local […]

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Fiona Conway

Fiona is the Past President of RTDNA Canada and is currently serving as the International Representative, RTDNA USA. Fiona started her career at Global News. At CTV News she was Executive Producer of Canada Am, W-5, and Special Events.  At ABC News she was Senior Producer at World News Tonight with Peter Jennings, Senior Producer […]

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