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Ian White
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Ian White

E-mail: ian.white@bellmedia.ca

Role @ CTV: Anchor 5:30 News

Hometown: Calgary, Alberta

Been with CTV Calgary since: 1990

Career Highlights:

  • Covering the 2000 Canadian Alliance Leadership Convention in Toronto
  • Traveling to Monaco to cover Calgary's bid for the World's Fair
  • I've had the privilege of interviewing dozens of writers, actors, musicians, politicians, and fascinating people from all walks of life

Volunteer Connections in Calgary:

  • Betty's Run for ALS
  • Hockey/soccer dad

Education: Broadcasting Program, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

Favourite Place in Calgary: Downtown

Interests/Activities:

  • Spending time with my wife Kathleen and our three children Dylan, Bridget, and Griffin
  • Running
  • Reading

Favourite Books:

  • The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
  • The World is Flat by Thomas Friedman
  • The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

Favourite Movies:

  • The Godfather
  • Sideways

Favourite Music:

  • Paul Simon
  • Mary Chapin Carpenter
  • The Police

Favourite TV Show: The Colbert Report

Why I am a broadcaster: One of my favorite aspects of being in television is having the opportunity to deal with, and learn about, the most interesting issues of our time. I thoroughly enjoy using my creative skills to tell CTV viewers about them. If you're talking about it around the coffee shop or water cooler, that's the kind of thing I'm dealing with.

About Me: I cook an awesome Thai chicken. I can even recommend a wine for it.