Jill Croteau is an award-winning journalist for Global News with a passion for telling people’s stories. She is drawn to the types of stories that tug on the heart strings, and enjoys exploring topics that don’t always make the headlines. She takes pride in getting the story beyond the story.
To help feed her appetite for in depth storytelling Jill along with her colleague, photographer, Nate Luit have launched a podcast “Off Script” that airs monthly on Global News Radio 770 CHQR. It’s a unique look behind the scenes in the creation of their television news stories, highlighting the people who are making profound differences in our city.
“I admire the strength in so many people I have come across who trust me to share their personal experiences with Calgarians,” she says. “It’s a responsibility I respect and never take for granted.”
Jill is proud and humbled by the international and national awards she has won for some of her investigative reporting and her work with diverse communities.
Jill calls Calgary home. It’s here where she and her husband Chris are raising their two daughters, Sophia and Sadie.
A Calgary mother and father of a missing 27-year-old woman are in Hamilton searching for their daughter. She was last seen Jan. 11. Continue reading →
A troubling loss for an equine therapy business in Carstairs: a huge fire destroyed its barn, along with $20,000 worth of tack. Continue reading →
Conversion therapy is the practice of counselling people in an attempt to change their sexual orientation or gender identity. Continue reading →
An Alberta rancher who was being being sued by a trespasser he shot at while on his property two years ago is pleased that the lawsuit has been dismissed. Continue reading →
Calgarians are helping out the city’s less fortunate during the extended cold snap. Continue reading →
Global News has learned more about the impact of the tragic loss of two Calgarians on Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752. Continue reading →
There is an effort to promote a different brand of tourism in Alberta. It involves a concept designed to electrify places across the province. Continue reading →
It’s been almost five months since a tragedy forever shattered a B.C. family. The Jeffreys were involved in a terrible crash near Oyen, Alta. that claimed the life of their oldest son. Continue reading →
An Airdrie man is lucky to be alive after a fiery highway crash. Good Samaritans rescued him from his burning vehicle just seconds before it was engulfed. Continue reading →
A volunteer-run organization is keeping an impressive amount of food in High River out of the landfills. It’s called High River food rescue. Aside from avoiding food wastage, it’s supporting those in need. Continue reading →
Senior isolation is a growing epidemic in Canada. A charity aims to help bring some Christmas spirit to those lonely seniors without a family. Continue reading →
Snapping the annual photo with Santa isn’t a reality for children with vulnerable health. But a not-for-profit is making it happen for the little ones who can’t be exposed to germs by going to the mall. Continue reading →
It’s considered the largest public works project in our province’s history but we are nowhere near close to breaking ground. There was an unexpected delay in the conversations around Calgary’s Green Line LRT project. Continue reading →
A one-of-a-kind organization serving the province’s trans and gender-diverse youth was at risk of shutting down, but the community refused to let it die and saved the charity. Continue reading →
Porch pirates are continuing to strike during the season of giving and taking, snatching Christmas parcels from the doorsteps of unsuspecting victims. Continue reading →