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MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST NICOLE DI DONATO JOINS GLOBAL EDMONTON AS THE STATION’S NEWEST ANCHOR


EDMONTON, February 8, 2024 – Global Edmonton, the city’s top source for local news, weather and traffic, is pleased to announce that award-winning journalist, Nicole Di Donato, is joining the station as the Anchor for Global News at 11, weeknights starting on February 19.

 

“Nicole’s passion for news makes her an excellent fit for the team,” said Deb Zinck, Executive Producer, Global Edmonton. “She understands the station’s deep connections to the community, and she’s eager to share our stories.”

 

A driven storyteller who is committed to delivering impactful local news, Nicole was part of the team that won the 2021 RTDNA Canada award for Best Small/Medium Market Newscast in the Prairies region. In 2019, she also received the John A. Honderich Gold Medal in Journalism and the Ross and Don McLean Memorial Award.

 

Most recently she was a multimedia journalist and anchor at CTV Calgary and previously worked as a weekend anchor and video journalist in Saskatoon and Northern Ontario.  

 

“I’m thrilled to be joining the Global Edmonton team and bringing my passion for breaking news and community-focused stories to Alberta’s capital,” said Nicole Di Donato.Global News at 11 was always on in my family’s home, so this truly feels like a full circle moment. I can’t wait to call this beautiful place my new home and connect with viewers each night.” 

 

Starting on February 20, Global News Anchor Quinn Ohler makes the move to Co-Anchor of Global News at Noon and Health Matters Reporter. Quinn has been with Global News since 2008, including anchoring Global News at 11 for the past five years.

 

February also sees the return of Sports as a regular feature in  Global News Hour at 6, reinforcing the station’s commitment to local sports coverage. Slav Kornik was introduced as the new Sports Anchor on February 5.

 

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SOCIAL MEDIA LINK

Instagram: @ndidonato

 

Global Edmonton is part of the Corus Entertainment Network. 

 

Global News: Stream free 24/7 local and national Global News content exclusively on the Global TV App, available now on iOS, Android, Chromecast and at watch.globaltv.com. Global News programming is also available through all major TV distributors, including: Shaw, Shaw Direct, Rogers, Bell, Videotron, Telus, Cogeco, Eastlink, and SaskTel and STACKTV, available via Amazon Prime Video Channels, Bell Fibe TV app, Fubo, Rogers Ignite TV and Ignite Streaming.

 

About Corus Entertainment Inc. 

Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that develops and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. Engaging audiences since 1999, the company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompass 33 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, digital and streaming platforms, and technology and media services. Corus is an internationally-renowned content creator and distributor through Nelvana, a world class animation studio expert in all formats and Corus Studios, a globally recognized producer of hit scripted and unscripted content. The company also owns full-service social digital agency so.da, lifestyle entertainment company Kin Canada, and children’s book publishing house, Kids Can Press. Corus’ roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, Magnolia Network Canada, The HISTORY® Channel, Showcase, Adult Swim, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV, Global News, Globalnews.ca, Q107, Country 105, and CFOX, along with streaming platforms STACKTV, TELETOON+, the Global TV App and Curiouscast. Corus is the domestic advertising representative and an original content partner for Pluto TV, a Paramount Company, which is the leading free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) service. For more information visit www.corusent.com.

 

For media inquiries, please contact:

Cathy Paine, Communications Specialist, Global News

647-649-1634

 

 

Rishma Govani

Director, Communications, Global News

416-391-7361

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