Phil began his professional journalism career in radio, working as an associate producer with the long-running CBC program As It Happens. He eventually transitioned into the world of television, and in 2012, made the move to Calgary when he joined Global News as a producer.
While he relished the opportunity to work in broadcast news, Phil has also always had a passion for online media.
In late 2015, he joined Global News Edmonton as an online journalist and is now thrilled to be working in Alberta’s capital.
Environment Canada issued a special weather statement for most of Alberta Monday afternoon, warning “an abrupt change in the weather is coming” by the middle of the week. Continue reading →
A stretch of road in Oliver will be permanently closed to westbound traffic beginning at 9 a.m. Tuesday as the city continues its work to create bike lanes west of downtown. Continue reading →
Fire officials say a house in northwest Edmonton will likely need to be torn down after it caught fire Friday afternoon. Continue reading →
A youth has been charged with uttering threats after the RCMP were told about an online threat at William D. Cuts Junior High School in St. Albert in which someone indicated “they would cause harm to the school’s population.” Continue reading →
The leaders of Alberta’s Wildrose and Progressive Conservative parties made a historic though not unexpected announcement on Thursday when they said they reached a tentative deal to merge the two parties. Continue reading →
The firestorm of controversy surrounding the federal Liberal government’s plan to move an immigration processing centre from Vegreville to Edmonton had more fuel dumped on it Thursday. Continue reading →
A flood warning was issued for the Whitemud River near the northern Alberta hamlet of Dixonville on Thursday afternoon. Continue reading →
Two months after Jason Kenney was elected as leader of Alberta’s Progressive Conservative party on a platform to unite the province’s right, the PCs and Wildrose are taking steps to come together as a unified force, say MLAs from both parties. Continue reading →
As the family of Amber Athwal waits for their lawsuit to go forward after they say the little girl suffered brain damage following a visit to the dentist, a group of Edmontonians are organizing a fundraiser to help the family with expenses. Continue reading →
A 20-year-old man has been charged with several child pornography offences in connection with a raid on a home in Grande Prairie, Alta. two months ago. Continue reading →
A number of Edmontonians who have demonstrated bravery and a sense of civic duty will be honoured at a ceremony hosted by the Edmonton Police Service in Northlands’ Expo Centre on Wednesday. Continue reading →
One of the world’s auto-manufacturing giants is planning to build a new automotive parts warehouse and distribution centre south of Edmonton. Continue reading →
The chair of the Edmonton Public School Board says even though it’s currently projecting for there to be more high school students than space by the 2021/22 school year, it is committed to ensuring a solution is in place and is currently in the early stages of considering options. Continue reading →
Fire investigators determined that a fire at a duplex in north Edmonton Monday night was caused by a candle burning too close to a curtain. Continue reading →
Alberta’s teachers have voted to ratify a two-year agreement with the province that sees instructional and assignable time be capped and more “teacher autonomy over professional growth plans.” However, the contract has more hurdles to clear before it is a done deal. Continue reading →