Ian Roach Named CTV News Director, CTV Saskatoon

— September 18, 2013

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Saskatoon, SK (September 18, 2013) – David Fisher, Vice-President and General Manager, CTV Saskatchewan, announced today that Ian Roach has been appointed News Director for CTV News Saskatoon. Roach will lead the award-winning newsroom and build on the station’s long history of trusted journalism and tireless commitment to excellence in serving the community.

A graduate with honours in Television Broadcasting from Canadore College, Roach’s multi-faceted news career spans 18 years, where he has honed his expertise as a video journalist, served as a producer of broadcast news, and has specialized in Aboriginal news and current affairs. Roach was previously Senior Producer, CTV MORNING LIVE Saskatoon.

“I’m honoured to be appointed to this role, and I look forward to the new challenges and opportunities this position represents,” said Roach. “I am proud of the quality and depth of the local coverage CTV offers our community, and I’m looking forward to building on these touchstones,” said Roach.

“The timing of Ian’s appointment coincides with the launch of the fall CTV Hometown Tour, which truly underscores CTV’s commitment to viewers across the province,” said Carl Worth, News Director, CTV Saskatchewan.

“Ian is committed to not only maintaining the excellent standard of local news coverage, but enhancing it,” said David Fisher, Vice-President and General Manager, CTV Regina. “Saskatoon is in the midst of a renaissance period, and Ian is ideally positioned to lead our newsroom through these exciting times.”

Roach assumes his new role effective immediately.

About CTV Saskatchewan:
CTV Saskatchewan proudly serves the region with #1 rated news programs CTV NEWS AT NOON and CTV NEWS AT SIX, and CTV NEWS AT 11:30 seven days a week. In response to the needs of the community, CTV Saskatchewan launched CTV MORNING LIVE a local morning news program in 2011 in both Regina and Saskatoon, while continuing to delivers a farm news segment every day at noon. 


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For More Information:
David Fisher, CTV Saskatoon, 306.665.9272 or david.fisher@bellmedia.ca
Patricia Garcia, Bell Media, 416.384.2645 or patricia.garcia@bellmedia.ca 


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