Austin joined CTV Lethbridge at the beginning of 2021. Before joining the team, he worked as a video journalist and radio reporter for CJDC TV News in Fort St. John covering local stories from across the B.C. Peace Region.
Born and raised in Campbell River on Vancouver Island, Austin’s first taste of Alberta living came when he attended the Broadcast News program at SAIT, where he graduated with honours. Being from the island, Austin is a big fan of granola, wax candles, and flip flops.
Outside of the newsroom, Austin is an avid sports fan who loves getting out for a round of golf, or lacing up his skates to slap around a puck. When it comes to watching sports, he’s a big time supporter of the Vancouver Canucks, Miami Dolphins and the Utah Jazz.
Starting his career during a pandemic has made for an interesting introduction to the industry, but there has been no shortage of impactful news to share with viewers. Being in a position to share people’s stories is a responsibility he doesn’t take lightly.
Austin speaks English.