James Peters got the journalism bug as a youth and hasn't been able to shake it since. The fever really started to set in shortly after James graduated from Garden Valley Collegiate in Winkler, Manitoba, when he was hired as a reporter for his hometown CKMW-CFAM Radio. Before he knew which way to point the microphone, he was interviewing Governor General Romeo LeBlanc. Though he took a break to dabble in the clergy, James returned to broadcast news in 2005 with CHUB-CFDV in Red Deer, Alberta. In the summer of 2006, he snapped up the opportunity to move to the award-winning CFJC-TV newsroom in Kamloops. To this day, James anchors the afternoon news on B-100 and 98.3 CIFM. His newscasts have been honoured as the best small market newscast in BC six times by the RTDNA, and twice as the best small market newscast in Canada. In addition, he contributes weekly editorials to the CFJC Evening News, and tweets regularly (@Jamloops). When he's not working, James enjoys spending time with his wife Jennie, his daughter Eden, and his son Jovan.
November 10, 2015 - 11:59amUpdated: November 13, 2015 - 11:21am
There’s trouble in the trades at TRU. Instructors in the Faculty of Trades have issued a vote of non-confidence in dean Lindsay Langill. Langill is out of the country, and was not available to comment on the vote.
A staffer in BC Transportation Minister Todd Stone's office has resigned after the Information and Privacy Commissioner revealed that he deliberately deleted emails to keep them from being included in a freedom of information request.