Our Reporters

CFTK-TV Reporters

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

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

Brandon Gonez - Terrace/Kitimat Reporter -- Also Host of CFTK-TV's "Week In Review"

Brandon Gonez is CFTK-TV’s news reporter covering the Terrace, Kitimat and Nass Valley areas.   He's also the host of CFTK-TV's "Week In Review", seen Saturdays and Sundays. Brandon hails from Toronto where he attended York University and Seneca College for Communications and Television & Radio Broadcasting. From a young age ... Read more

Devon Johnson -- North Coast Reporter

Devon comes to us from the City of Toronto. She studied English Literature at Western University and then attended Fanshawe College for Broadcast Journalism. For the past nine months she lived in Prince George where she interned in the news department at CKPG, which led to her role as the ... Read more

Victoria Levy - Bulkley Valley/Lakes District Reporter

Victoria Levy is CFTK-TV’s reporter based in Smithers, and covers the entire Bulkey Valley and Lakes District -- from Hazelton to Burns Lake. She comes to us from Vancouver, where she has just completed BCIT’s Broadcast and Online Journalism Program. Prior to her studies at BCIT, Victoria attended Carleton University ... 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