Elton Hobson
National Managing Editor, Online Video

Elton Hobson is the National Managing Editor, Online Video for, managing breaking news video coverage and working with national and local news departments across the country to ensure the highest possible quality video that supports, contextualizes, and reinforces reporting across the entire Global network.

A graduate of Western University and Humber College, Elton began his time at Global News as a member of the National Online team before joining the then-new Online Video Team. Prior to starting at Global, Elton worked as a freelance sports reporter for sites such as Bleacher Report and His work has been recognized by the Columbia School of Journalism, and he was a speaker at the 2010 North American Undergraduate History Conference in Muncie, Indiana.

In his free time he enjoys working out, yoga, playing video games, watching classic films and talking about himself in the third person.


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