Bringing more than 30 years of exceptional experience in Canadian journalism, Avery Haines has traveled across Canada and around the world as an investigative correspondent for CTV W5 since 2017. In August 2020, Avery was named host and managing editor of Canada’s most-watched documentary series. She specializes in stories on social justice, crime, and health. She began her career in journalism as a radio reporter at CFRB 1010 in Toronto. She also hosted two national health shows for Alliance Atlantis’s Discovery Health Network. Prior to joining CTV W5, Haines served as senior reporter and anchor for CityTV Toronto.
Paul Haber is a producer at CTV W5.
Brett Mitchell is an award-winning journalist who has been with Canada’s most-watched documentary series, CTV W5, for more than 20 years. Since 2010, he has held the title of senior producer for the program where, in addition to field producing, he assigns and reviews stories, approves scripts, and co-ordinates the promotional rollout for each of the season’s weekly episodes. The stories Brett has covered have taken him across Canada and to countries and regions around the world, including North Korea, Kenya, Kurdistan, Afghanistan, and the Arctic. Brett has a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Western Ontario.
Jerry Vienneau is a CSA winning camera operator.
André Lapalme is a long-time editor at CTV W5.