CTV Kitchener Announces Broadcast Details for All-New Weekday 5 p.m. Newscast, Debuting September 18; All CTV Kitchener Newscasts Available in High Definition, Beginning September 25

— August 17, 2017

– CTV Kitchener’s new locally focused edition of CTV NEWS AT FIVE features co-anchors Rosie Del Campo and Marc Venema alongside weather presenter Lyndsay Morrison –
– CTV NEWS AT FIVE is part of CTV’s major expansion of its award-winning local programming on CTV stations across Canada this fall –

TORONTO (August 17, 2017) – CTV Kitchener’s all-new CTV NEWS AT FIVE airs weekdays beginning Monday, Sept. 18, highlighting the biggest news from across the Kitchener-Waterloo region. This hour-long newscast is part of CTV’s major expansion of its award-winning local news programming, further bolstering the network’s commitment to deliver Canada’s most trusted news coverage, and ensuring viewers can tune in to local CTV NEWS broadcasts at 5 p.m., as well as 6 p.m. Additionally, CTV Kitchener announced today that all newscasts on the network, including the all-new CTV NEWS AT FIVE, will be available in High Definition on Sept. 25. CTV Kitchener’s locally focused edition of CTV NEWS AT FIVE features co-anchors Rosie Del Campo and Marc Venema, alongside weather presenter Lyndsay Morrison. CTV NEWS AT FIVE also features regular contributions from CTV Kitchener’s team of trusted reporters, as well as special segments, including:
  • In Your Backyard, showcasing unique community experiences in Kitchener-Waterloo
  • Quick Fix at Five, featuring expert tips on how to tackle fitness, fashion, family, food, and more
  • Waze Traffic Reports, delivering the latest reports on local traffic, construction, and collision updates
  • CTV Investigates, going in-depth into some of the stories that are most important to your community with multi-part series and investigative reports

Rosie Del Campo and Marc Venema co-anchor CTV Kitchener’s all-new CTV NEWS AT FIVE

“I’m very excited to launch this all-new local newscast here at CTV Kitchener,” said Rosie Del Campo, Co-Anchor, CTV NEWS AT FIVE. “I look forward to working with Marc and Lyndsay to expand our local news coverage and continue to strengthen our connection with the community.” “I’m thrilled to be part of this great team, delivering more comprehensive local news coverage than ever,” said Marc Venema, Co-Anchor, CTV NEWS AT FIVE. “Our 5 p.m. newscast will be viewers’ first destination every weekday for the biggest stories unfolding in the Kitchener-Waterloo region.”  “CTV NEWS AT FIVE will bring even more local coverage of our dynamic community to the CTV Kitchener audience,” said Kristin Wever, News Director, CTV Kitchener. “Our team is committed to reporting what matters to the residents of the cities and towns we also call home. And we’re thrilled to now be delivering all of our newscasts in High Definition!” CTV Kitchener joins the six CTV stations already delivering CTV NEWS AT FIVE (CTV Vancouver, CTV Calgary, CTV Red Deer, CTV Edmonton, CTV Lethbridge, and CTV Atlantic), with all-new editions of the newscast being added to the following local station lineups: CTV Saskatoon CTV Prince Albert CTV Regina CTV Yorkton CTV Winnipeg CTV Northern Ontario CTV Ottawa CTV Montreal Reaching more viewers in an average week or month, and attracting the highest average audience of any news organization in the country, CTV News is definitively Canada’s most-watched and most-trusted destination for news coverage. Locally, viewers on average watch more hours of news on CTV than anywhere else. CTV’s evening newscasts are Top 5 programs in the majority of their local markets.

About CTV News

CTV News is Canada’s most-watched news organization both locally and nationally, and has a network of national, international, and local news operations. CTV News operations include CTV NEWS CHANNEL, BNN – Business News Network, CP24, and information programming, including CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH LISA LAFLAMME, CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH SANDIE RINALDO, W5, POWER PLAY, and QUESTION PERIOD. Flagship news sites include CTVNews.ca, as well as CP24.com and BNN.ca, and are complemented by CTV News GO, CP24 GO, and BNN GO apps, and text-over-video product, ON THE GO, which provide a direct connection to Canada’s most trusted news anytime and anywhere.  With a perspective that is distinctly Canadian, CTV News brings Canadians the international and domestic news stories of the day and is the #1 news organization in Canada.

Source: Numeris, A25-54, BYTD weeks 1-48 (8/29/2016 to 7/30/2017) and Spring 2017 Survey, final data.


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