CTV NEWS CALGARY AT FIVE Becomes Comprehensive One-Hour Broadcast, This Monday, November 3

— October 31, 2014

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CALGARY (October31, 2014)– Calgary’s foremost source for news, CTV News Calgary announced today its plansto expand the market-leading CTVNEWS CALGARY AT FIVE weekday broadcast to a full hour, beginning thisMonday, Nov. 3. Now ledby Co-Anchors JocelynLaidlawand IanWhite,the evening newscast provides an enhanced look at breaking news in and aroundCalgary, while keeping viewers informed of the latest national and internationalnews stories.


“We believe this new one-hour format will leadto better, more focused local storytelling,” said Jeff Little, Director of Newsand Public Affairs, CTV News Calgary. “Thisdecision underscores our commitment to bringing more of the latest breaking livenews to our viewers across the region.”



Photo: Co-AnchorsIan White, Jocelyn Laidlaw, and Weather Specialist David Spence


The new, one-hour CTVNEWS CALGARY AT FIVE follows in the format of CTV NEWS AT NOON withboth Laidlaw and White at the helm. The revamped newscast, leading in to CTVNEWS AT SIX with Anchor TaraNelson,also features Weather Specialist DavidSpence.













AboutCTV News

CTV News is Canada’s most-watched news organizationboth locally and nationally, and has a network of national,international, and localnews operations. CTV News operations include CTV NEWS CHANNEL, BNN – BusinessNews Network, CP24, and information programming, including CTV NATIONALNEWS WITH LISA LAFLAMME, CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH SANDIE RINALDO, CANADA AM, W5,POWER PLAY, and QUESTION PERIOD. Flagship news sites include CTVNEWS.ca, as well asCP24.com and BNN.ca, and are complemented bythe all-new CTV News GO and CP24GO apps,which provide a direct connection to Canada’s most trusted news anytime andanywhere.  With a perspective that is distinctlyCanadian, CTV News brings Canadians the international and domestic news storiesof the day and is the #1 news organization in Canada.


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For moreinformation, please contact:

BrigitteRothe, CTV Calgary, 403.240.5684 or brigitte.rothe@bellmedia.ca

ReneeDupuis, Bell Media, 416.384.2645 or renee.dupuismacht@bellmedia.ca