Our Reporters

CFTK-TV Reporters

Robert Pictou - Host of The Journey

Host, Robert Pictou has over 20 years of experience facilitating communications to nurture understanding between cultures.   The Journey represents an opportunity for Robert to continue his passion working with the First Nation communities and to share and enrich the cultural bonds between all nations.  Contact Robert 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

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

Allison Bench -- Terrace/Kitimat/Nass Valley Reporter

Allison grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba, but she also has a long-time love and great appreciation for the mountains and beautiful scenery in British Columbia- making Terrace the perfect place to begin her broadcasting career. Allison holds an advanced Bachelor of Arts from the University of Manitoba in Political Studies, ... 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