Colleen Schmidt is the digital product manager for CTVNews.ca local markets – supporting CTV News Atlantic, Barrie, Calgary, Edmonton, Kitchener, London, Montreal, Northern Ontario, Ottawa, Regina, Saskatoon, Toronto, Vancouver, Vancouver Island, Windsor and Winnipeg
Colleen joined CTV News Calgary in 1996 as an ENG news editor and spent the last 10+ years as the Digital News Supervisor, managing CTV Calgary’s digital properties and the daily delivery of news and social media content.
Colleen graduated with honours from SAIT’s broadcasting program and has diplomas/degrees in web development and design, computer science, professional management and an assortment of other interests.
Colleen has extensive experience in digital and broadcast news and has reported on and led digital teams through several elections and breaking news events including the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous high-profile crime cases, Olympic initiatives and the historic floods in southern Alberta in 2013.
She has travelled throughout India, Nepal and several other countries to document humanitarian relief efforts during times of crisis and received a number of nominations and commendations for her work.