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Travis Fortnum

Multi-skilled Journalist

Phone:

226-787-6248

Email:

Office Address:

1149 Goyeau Street
Windsor, ON N9A 1H9

Social Handle:

@travisfortnum // @ctvtravis

Meet Travis Fortnum

Travis Fortnum’s journey into journalism began in the small town of Blackstock, Ontario, where he was born and raised. Growing up in a tight-knit community, Travis developed a deep appreciation for storytelling and the impact of local news. He never missed the evening news and nurtured a love of writing all through school.

After graduation, Travis quickly made a name for himself in the Canadian news industry.

 

His career has taken him from local stories to the national stage and even to international reporting — always bringing integrity, heart and a creative flair to his work.

Travis is not just a journalist; he's a storyteller with a talent for filming and editing. Skills that complement his exceptional writing. His passion lies in crafting character-driven narratives that resonate with audiences, drawing them into the heart of each story.

No matter the challenge, Travis consistently rises to the occasion, meeting every deadline. His journey from a small-town boy to a recognized journalist is a testament to his dedication and talent.

Work Experience

July 2022 - Present

February 2022 - Present

October 2019 - July 2022

November 2018 - Oct, 2019

Multi-skilled Journalist — CTV News Windsor.

Identify, research, pitch, shoot, write & edit fresh, compelling stories for both 6 and 11:00 newscasts daily. Daily live hits to present and add context to pieces. Backfill producing.

Program Advisory Committee Member — Durham College

Participate in semi-annual meetings with instructors and leadership to keep Durham College's Journalism program abreast of the current state of the industry from a frontline perspective.

Video Journalist — Global News New Brunswick

Adapting workflow for age of COVID-19 pandemic: travel across province of New Brunswick, filing for provincial, regional and national Global News newscasts.

Multi-platform Journalist — CJDC-TV News

Produce and read half-hourly morning radio updates while finding, filming and editing compelling stories across northern British Columbia for 6:00 p.m. newscast.

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