Sr. Breaking News Producer
Stephanie is a familiar face on CP24, especially when news breaks! Smyth leads the CP24 Breaking News Desk and is the Senior Producer in charge of all breaking news and assignment on the channel.
With over twenty years of news and news programming experience to her credit, Smyth, a native Torontonian, is an award-winning media veteran who brings a wealth of experience to her work in the radio and television industry to the CP24 team.
Smyth's career has spanned all facets of broadcast news including news reporting, news anchoring, news-talk radio, commentary, and assignment editor roles.
In 1999, Smyth rose to senior levels with her appointment as News Director at 680News where she led award-winning coverage of the contested 2000 U.S. presidential election, as well as the tumultuous events of 9/11.
Smyth's efforts also helped 680News become the first radio station in Canada to capture the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Newscast.
Smyth made the move to television in 2003 in her role as News Director at Global Television in Toronto. Under her leadership, Global captured an RTDNA News Coverage Award.
In 2005, Smyth became the News Director at AM640 Toronto Radio.
Smyth s TV experience, combined with her radio expertise gives her the depth of knowledge to work in key areas of broadcast news, where she is known to develop winning teams and systems able to work and win in a fast-paced 24/7 environment.
Smyth is a Vice-President of RTNDA Canada, a member of the Canadian Women in Communications and a supporter of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression.
Smyth lives in Toronto with her husband, 680News Morning Anchor and Managing Editor Paul Cook, their four children and their German Shepherd dog DeVere.