“Viewpoints with Todd van der Heyden” is a weekly national news and current affairs talk show that airs in syndication across several Bell Media radio stations – including CJAD 800 in Montreal, CJBK in London, CKTB in Saint Catharines-Niagara Falls and CFAX in Victoria.
Host Todd van der Heyden is a national television news anchor with CTV News. He currently hosts weekday afternoons on CTV News Channel, the network’s coast-to-coast all-news cable channel. He also guest hosts on CTV's marquis morning show Canada AM and on the CTV National News.
Each weekend, “Viewpoints” covers top stories in the news: from politics to entertainment, from pop culture to current affairs.
Todd is a firm believer in smart radio that makes listeners think. He also has a keen eye for both the serious and the light-hearted.
Listen to the show for compelling guests and irreverent discussions. And share your viewpoint by e-mailing us: firstname.lastname@example.org
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A little more on Todd:
Born in Montreal and raised in Montreal, Oakville and Ottawa, Todd has been a TV & radio broadcaster in Canada for almost 20 years.
He graduated from Carleton University with a bachelor in Journalism and has a post-grad in Communication Studies from Concordia University. He started his professional career in 1997 working for both CBC Radio and local community television. He also wrote some freelance articles for The Toronto Star.
Todd was hired at CTV in early-2000 and went on to win numerous awards for his investigative “On Your Side” segments and other reporting. He first began anchoring in 2005 – eventually becoming the local 6 o’clock news anchor for CTV Montreal and in 2012 – was promoted to the national level for CTV News. Todd also occasionally anchors both on CTV’s marquis morning show, Canada AM and the network’s flagship 11pm show, The CTV National News.
During his career, Todd has covered all kinds of stories from the international to the hyper-local; from reporting from New York City on the September 11th 2001 terrorist attacks to being in Rome for the election of the new Pope in March 2013 or the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia in 2014. He has also taught broadcast journalism and as a member of ACTRA, has appeared in television and movies.