*Currently on temporary assignment in Toronto for CTVNews.ca Local
Colleen Schmidt has worked for CTV News Calgary for over 20 years and as the Digital News Supervisor, leads a team of other broadcast professionals in the daily delivery of CTV News’ digital and social media content. She is also responsible for managing, designing, developing and expanding our digital properties.
Colleen graduated with honours from SAIT’s broadcasting program and also has diplomas/degrees in web development and design, computer science, professional management and an assortment of other interests.
Colleen has travelled through 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. She has shared in three Edward R. Murrow Awards, several RTDNA Awards and five Canadian Online Publishing Awards while employed with CTV News.
Colleen speaks English and some French.
CTV News Calgary is southern Alberta's trusted source for local breaking news and weather and our legacy of news innovation and community involvement continues as we celebrate nearly 60 years in broadcasting.
On September 9, 1960, CTV News Calgary (CFCN) went on the air for the first time and was the first independent television station in Canada.
The first broadcast was a 30-minute news program, followed by two movies, bringing then owner H. Gordon Love’s life-long dream to reality.
CFCN became a member of the Canadian Television Network (CTV) in October 1961 and one of the station’s longest running shows, The Buck Shot Show, started in 1967.
CTV News Calgary, created a number of firsts in Canadian television, as an owned and operated local of CTV News.
Canada’s largest telecommunications company, Bell Canada Enterprises, has owned CTV News Calgary since 2000.
CTV News Calgary’s trusted team of top-notch videojournalists and producers are dedicated to providing the best in local news programming to southern Alberta online, on-the-air and in the community.
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