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Jay Baxter

CTVNorthernOntario.ca Digital Content Producer
Jay Baxter-Derro, CTV News Northern Ontario

February 2022: Jay Baxter is a former Digital Content Producer for CTV News Northern Ontario.

He launched his career in journalism after a decade of storytelling for the screen.  His passion for storytelling has led him to develop a career focus on recording information for the public domain.

Baxter is a graduate of the Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning's Media Arts program where is specialized in Documentary Film.

He returned to Sudbury in 2014 after working in Toronto's Digital Marketing industry. In 2017, he received the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce: Young Entrepreneur of The Year award for his work in the region's video advertising, film and television industries.

Baxter's experience has taken him around the globe where he has produced video content for the Discovery Channel, Masterchef Canada, AMI TV and PBS.

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LOCAL, IMMEDIATE, SERIOUS, WEATHER and CONNECTED - these key words drive the CTV Northern Ontario brand.  CTV Northern Ontario is committed to producing timely, relevant and accurate news for the north. With 11 experienced photojournalists based at stations in Timmins, North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury, CTV is committed to producing timely, relevant, accurate "news for the north".

Our flagship CTV News at Six is among the highest rated CTV newscasts in the country. CTV has a long history of producing strong ratings throughout its programming lineup.

CTV’s mandate is to ensure our viewing audience is reflected in the diversity of our programming and our people. CTV Northern Ontario maintains a strong commitment to the Aboriginal community through active engagement in sponsorship, news coverage, and community building.

Deeply rooted and committed to the hundreds of communities we serve; CTV Northern Ontario strives to make tangible contributions by playing an active role in community growth and development. This long-standing tradition is exemplified through the continuation of Canada’s longest running telethon for children who are less fortunate.

CTV is committed to the future, nurturing the development of broadcasters, writers, filmmakers, and the producers of tomorrow through the program development fund, internships and bursaries. CTV Northern Ontario is proud to be a part of the lives of Northerners for over 60 years.

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