Personalities

Hal Roberts
Hal Roberts
News Director & Anchor

Hal is a veteran journalist with 30 years in the industry. He worked as a parliamentary reporter on the Hill interviewing federal leaders and cabinet ministers. Hal also covered the Ottawa terrorist attack in 2014, and has worked as an anchor/reporter in Toronto, Peterborough and Calgary. He worked as a reporter and anchor for business shows airing on BNN, Global and CHCH-TV. During his 10 year radio career he hosted a show called Roberts on the Road on KG Country. Hal was blessed to win a few awards in his career including one as senior producer for a TV show on human trafficking which aired on CTS.

Jeannette Rocher
Jeannette Rocher
Morning News Anchor / Segment Producer

Born in Puerto Rico, and raised in Minnesota and Manitoba, Jeannette Rocher is a graduate of the Creative Communications program at Red River College in Winnipeg where she studied Broadcast Journalism. After completing an internship with the CBC and volunteering at Trinity Television’s “It’s a New Day”, she embarked on her journalism career by moving overseas to take a job on the island of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. While overseas she covered stories in Fiji, Guam and Japan including the 2011 tsunami that hit Japan and its surrounding islands (including Saipan). She covered a mass shooting that left five dead including two children, an Earth quake, the disappearance of two little girls, murder cases and other huge court cases. In 2013 she moved to Alberta where she covered the devastating floods of High River and Medicine Hat for CTV News. She then went on to produce and host Go! Southern Alberta for Shaw TV.

Laurice Alexander
Laurice Alexander
Weekend Anchor

Born in India, raised in Toronto- Laurice has also lived in Vancouver, England, and now calls Lethbridge home. Laurice is eager about reaching her community to get your story heard- no story too small to be covered. She is especially passionate about the special needs community, and faith-based stories.

Naveen Day
Naveen Day
Video Journalist

Naveen came to Lethbridge in 2018 with experience in broadcast spanning over 20 years. In Winnipeg, he produced two factual entertainment shows for Shaw and Bell MTS prior to his move to Southern Alberta where he quickly ventured out into the world of journalism at Bridge City News. Naveen has a passion for producing thought-provoking and informative news pieces that answer questions we all have in the back of our minds.

Micah Quinn
Micah Quinn
Video Journalist

Micah Quinn is an up and comer Video journalist, originally from Calgary, AB. After graduating from Mount Royal University, he loved his work at City TV - Breakfast Television. A newcomer to Lethbridge, he looks forward to connecting with this community, and reaching a new audience. Micah has a passion for interviewing and finding out what makes people tick. You'll often find him pursuing local feature stories and hard news.

Ainsley O'Riley
Ainsley O'Riley
Video Journalist

Originally from Ontario, Ainsley started her broadcasting career at the age of sixteen with Rogers TV. She is a graduate of the College of Sports Media in Toronto and has previously worked with TSN on The Jay and Dan show, and Canada Laughs on Sirius XM. She has also worked for the Canadian Football League. She is looking forward to connecting with the community.

Michael Klassen
Michael Klassen
Account Manager

Michael began working in broadcasting in the early 1990s. His work has varied from corporate and commercial spheres, to news, sports, films and more. Outside of the media industry Michael has worked in Project Management and Sales. Michael has the passion and experience to bring your advertising campaign from design to completion.

Contributors

Contributor Image
Lisa Daftari

Lisa Daftari is an award-winning investigative journalist focusing on foreign affairs with expertise in the Middle East and counter terrorism. She is a political analyst and commentator who frequently appears on Fox News, CBS, NBC, PBS, Voice of America and SiriusXM. She has been interviewed in Spanish, English and Persian (Farsi). Lisa also serves as director and founding editor of The Foreign Desk, a newswire service launched in late 2015 covering stories from around the globe.

Contributor Image
Brian Lilley

Brian Liley has covered politics across Canada for the last 17 years. Starting in radio Montreal covering local politics and the PQ government of the day before moving up to Ottawa. He spent five years as the Ottawa Bureau Chief for Canada's largest private radio network before helping launch Sun News Network where he hosted a show and wrote columns for the Sun papers. He currently hosts Beyond the News in Ottawa.

Contributor Image
Tyler Dawson

Tyler Dawson is the Alberta correspondent for the National Post, based in Edmonton. A graduate of Carleton University’s journalism program, he was previously the deputy editorial pages editor at the Ottawa Citizen/Sun and has worked for the Edmonton Journal and the Quebec community newspaper the Low Down to Hull and Back News.