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John Ruttle Executive Producer, News and Information Programming



John Ruttle is an award-winning broadcaster who has been in local news for more than 30 years.

John is proud graduate of Carleton University’s School of Journalism. He began his career as a young TV reporter at CHEX-TV in Peterborough, later moving to CHRO-TV in Pembroke to work as a News Reporter, Producer and News Director.

He has spent most of his career here at CTV Ottawa, as News Reporter, Assignment Editor, Senior Producer of the flagship program CTV News at Six, and Executive Producer.

John has reported on some extraordinary stories with CTV Ottawa including Ice Storm ‘98, the devastating floods of 2017 and 2019, the 2018 tornadoes that struck Dunrobin, Ottawa and Gatineau, and the convoy occupation that disrupted the city’s downtown for three weeks in early 2022.

As part of the CTV Ottawa news team, John produced coverage of the Westboro Bus Crash which won the RTDNA Award for Best Newscast.