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Jocelyn Laidlaw

Senior Anchor | News at Noon | News at 5
Calgary
Jocelyn Laidlaw

Jocelyn Laidlaw is the anchor of CTV News Calgary’s Noon and 5pm newscasts. A journalist since 1994, Jocelyn has been a reporter, producer and anchor. Over the years she has covered the missing women investigation on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, the arrest of notorious serial killer Robert Pickton, the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Canadian Tour, the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, the 2008 Juno Awards, and the Washington, D.C. sniper investigation and arrests. She thrives on breaking news and legal reporting, having spent much of her career reaching out to victims of crime to help tell their stories.

Jocelyn’s professional journey brought her to CTV Calgary in 2003 to anchor the Noon and 5pm newscasts. Over the years, she has interviewed thousands of people, including Governor General Adrienne Clarkson, astronaut Chris Hadfield, Grammy Winning singer Joss Stone, comedian Tommy Chong, kidnapping survivor and author Amanda Lindhout, Juno winning band Hedley, and Olympic Gold medalist Donovan Bailey.

Jocelyn takes pride in serving her community as a representative of CTV. For more than a decade, she has worked closely with the Janus Academy (school for children with Autism). She also volunteers her time as an emcee for the WXN Women’s Executive Network, Calgary Fashion Gala, and a variety of other community events every year.

Jocelyn’s hometown is Vancouver, B.C., where she graduated from Simon Fraser University and BCIT. She says she always knew she’d be a journalist and is so fortunate to have found her path early in life.

She speaks three languages and loves to travel and cook. Jocelyn and her husband spend their free time with their young son, skiing, travelling, and visiting family around the world.

jocelyn.laidlaw@bellmedia.ca

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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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