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Jaclyn Brown

Video Journalist
Jaclyn Brown

Growing up watching Barb Higgins and Darrel Janz on CFCN, Jaclyn is thrilled to work for the station that inspired her to pursue a career in broadcasting. As a born and raised Calgarian, she is passionate about telling stories that connect and inspire the community.

Jaclyn joined CTV News Calgary in 2016 as an intern after graduating from Conestoga College and Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario. After an exciting summer of chasing leads and writing scripts, her journalism dreams came true when she was hired as a reporter and producer.

While in school, Jaclyn was a familiar face on Rogers community television in Kitchener as a volunteer reporter and segment host for a variety of shows. In the final year of her degree she earned a spot on the dean’s list, as well as awards for Best Short Documentary and Story of the Year.

As an alumnus of The Young Canadians School of performing arts, Jaclyn is a passionate vocalist and musician with a soft spot for the Calgary Stampede. Outside work, she’s an avid runner completing four half marathons and one full marathon in the past five years. She’s also a fabulous baker.

Jaclyn.Brown@bellmedia.ca

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Tara Nelson 2018
6 pm anchor

Tara Nelson

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.
 

  • First to produce a Canadian Football League game from the prairies for CTV
  • Instituting instant replay in Western Canada
  • Brought Crime Stoppers to Calgary
  • Initiated Child Find on television

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.

Join us each weekday for CTV Morning Live Calgary, News at Noon, News at 5, News at 6 and News at 11:30 and on weekends for the News at 6.

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Watch the newscasts you missed online HERE.