Our Reporters

CFTK-TV Reporters

John Crawford - News Director

John Crawford was born and raised in Chatham, Ontario, and attended the University of Western Ontario in London, before coming to BC to begin his broadcasting career in Creston. John's worked in the Kootenays, Salmon Arm and Smithers, as well as northern Alberta, where he covered the Stanley Cup Champion ... Read more

Kathy Brookes - 6pm & 11:00pm CFTK-TV News Anchor

CFTK-TV News Anchor Kathy Brookes first came to the Northwest as a reporter in 1984, while studying journalism at UVic. Since then, she's spent four years as a radio and television reporter and announcer in Prince Rupert, and has worked in the Newsroom in Terrace since 1990, announcing and reporting ... Read more

Robert Pictou - Producer/Host of Open Connection

Producer / Host Robert Pictou produces "Open Connection" -- a weekday talk show featuring people and events in the Northwest.  Topics range from controversial to heartwarming, from educational to political, and from environmental to healthcare in an effort to foster understanding, empathy, compassion, and appreciation everything that connects us in the Northwest. Contact ... Read more

Corey Callaghan - North Coast Reporter

Corey Callaghan is CFTK-TV's North Coast reporter, based in Prince Rupert. Corey grew up in Kinmount, Ontario.  He attended Fanshawe College in London, Ontario where he studied both radio and television news. Corey then moved across the country to Terrace in August, 2016, where he started his broadcasting career at CFNR. ... Read more

Marek Tkach - Terrace/Kitimat Reporter; Host of WEEK IN REVIEW

Marek Tkach was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta where he developed a passion for news and sports broadcasting at a very young age. He was heavily involved in videography and sports broadcasting at his high school in Edmonton. He further explored his interest in being on television at the ... Read more

Sarah Komadina - Host of OPEN CONNECTION on CFTK-TV

Growing up in the prairie town of Wainwright, Alberta, Sarah Komadina was more than excited to start her broadcasting career in the mountain town of Smithers, British Columbia -- and was equally thrilled to become the host of OPEN CONNECTION.  Sarah studied at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in Edmonton, ... Read more