Reports by Jairus Patterson
- Sault tattoo artist says demand has increased as people look to cross things off their bucket list
- Top doc steps down at Algoma Public Health
- Tributes pour in for Angelo Bumbacco, Sault Ste. Marie's 'Mr. Hockey'
- Annual 'Period Purse' fundraiser kicks-off with big changes in Sault Ste. Marie
- Memorial Gardens in the Sault is being used as a flu shot clinic with great success
- Marchers in the Sault show support for Mi'Kmaq fishers in Nova Scotia
- 13-year-old girl makes finals for a business pitch competition in the Sault
- Head of Anglican Church in Canada visits the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre in Sault Ste. Marie
- Ontario NDP leader wants to overhaul LTC facilities in Ontario by spending $15B over 8 years
- Foster parents are desperately needed in the Algoma region
- Sault Ste. Marie Police officer pleads guilty to discreditable conduct and one count of neglected of duty, loses 24 hours of pay
- New walk-in COVID-19 testing centre opens in Sault Ste. Marie
- Sault First Nation builds teaching lodge for tourists on the Agawa Canyon Train Tour
- Sault school board looking to hire adults to be supply teachers even with no teaching certificate
- Showcasing mental health and addiction services being offered in the Sault
Jairus Patterson is a videojournalist with CTV News Northern Ontario in Sault Ste. Marie
Jairus was born and raised in London, Ontario.
After high school, he participated in the Rotary Youth Exchange Program and lived in Sweden for a year. For the next four years he attended Fanshawe College, where he graduated with a diploma from Broadcast Journalism and a certificate in Television News.
Before joining CTV News in the summer of 2012, Jairus worked at EastLink TV News in Timmins. He worked as sports anchor and reporter for two years before joining the news department as an anchor and reporter.
Jairus’ parents instilled the importance of volunteering in him at a young age. It is something he continues to do. He was instrumental in the creation of the Canadian Cancer Society Fundraiser 'Put Prostate Cancer on Ice' in Timmins.
During his spare time, Jairus enjoys reading, watching movies and his favourite TV shows. After living abroad for a year, Jairus caught the travel bug and went back to Sweden to cover the World Junior Hockey Championship in 2007.