Colleen Schmidt

Supervisor | Digital News



Colleen Schmidt joined CTV News Calgary in 1996 and as the Digital News Supervisor, manages CTV Calgary's digital properties and the daily delivery of news and social media content.

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 extensive experience in digital and broadcast news and has reported on and led digital teams through several elections and breaking news events, including numerous high-profile crime cases, Olympic initiatives and the historic floods in southern Alberta in 2013.

She 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. 

Colleen speaks English.

Colleen has shared in three Edward R. Murrow Awards, several RTDNA Awards and five Canadian Online Publishing Awards while employed with CTV News.