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Kaella Doty

CTV News Lethbridge Video Journalist
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Kaella Doty

A journalist since 2003, Lethbridge-based Kaella has been a reporter, producer and anchor in both news and sports. Over the years she has covered the trial of a Medicine Hat teenager convicted of killing her family, was on the ground when a C18 fighter jet crashed at the Alberta International Airshow and spent ten days stationed in Medicine Hat covering the 2011 floods. She was in Blairmore to tell the developing story of a toddler and father who were found murdered, interviewed the families of the victims of Lethbridge’s first triple murder and has traveled to cover WHL playoff hockey. Kaella thrives on breaking news and loves reaching out to victims, of crime, to help tell their stories.

Kaella’s professional journey brought her to CTV Lethbridge in 2005 to report and occasionally anchor the 5pm newscast. She’s also worked in Calgary as a fill-in reporter and anchor for the morning, noon and evening broadcasts. Over the years, she has interviewed thousands of people including astronaut Buzz Aldrin, singer Taylor Swift and Canada’s former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson.

Kaella loves giving back to the community she now calls home. She volunteers her time at a number of local events throughout the year and sits on the organizing committee for the Lethbridge Police’s Run for Special Olympics.

Kaella grew up in White Rock, B.C. and discovered her love of journalism after hosting a youth issues and interests show. She graduated with honours from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in 2003.

The mother of two is a marathoner, avid runner and fitness instructor. 

Kaella speaks English.

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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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