Lee Jones Joins Heather Anderson to Co-Anchor CTV Regina’s CTV NEWS AT SIX, Beginning Jan. 8

— January 3, 2018

– Longtime CTV Regina Sports Director and CFL ON TSN sideline reporter joins the anchor desk of Southern Saskatchewan’s #1 newscast –

REGINA (January 3, 2018)CTV Regina announced today that Lee Jones has been named co-anchor of CTV NEWS AT SIX, beginning Monday, Jan. 8. Jones assumes his new role alongside co-anchor Heather Anderson on the 6 p.m. anchor desk following more than 16 years covering local sports for CTV Regina, as well as serving as a CFL ON TSN sideline reporter for Saskatchewan Roughriders games.

Lee Jones has been named co-anchor of CTV Regina's CTV NEWS AT SIX

“Lee is a formidable broadcaster with nearly two decades’ experience covering local news and sports,” said J.C. Garden, Director, News and Public Affairs, CTV Regina and Southern Saskatchewan. “He is a consummate professional and a trustworthy voice who resonates with our audience, which makes him an ideal fit for the anchor desk.” “I’m very excited to join my friend and colleague Heather Anderson at the anchor desk of Southern Saskatchewan’s #1 newscast,” said Jones. “I’m honoured to uphold our news team’s outstanding commitment to reporting on the stories that matter to viewers across the region.” An honours graduate of the Journalism Program at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), Jones began his broadcasting career at CTV Yorkton before moving to CTV Regina in 2001. Most recently, Jones served as Sports Director for CTV News Regina. He is the recipient of the 2016 Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) National Sports Award – Small/Medium Market for his story “Gabby, Meeting a Hero,” which follows local cerebral palsy sufferer Gabby Wuschke and her journey to meet her sports hero, Canadian curler and Olympic gold medallist Jennifer Jones.

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