Often seen with a tripod and camera in hand Neetu is a Video Journalist for Global BC based in Victoria.
She’s covered everything from crime and politics to breaking news.
She’s grateful that everyday on the job is an opportunity to meet new people, to exercise creativity, to ask a lot of questions, to learn something new and to put together a powerful story.
With a keen interest in current events Neetu knew as a teenager she wanted to launch a career in broadcast journalism.
Before she made the recent move to Vancouver Island Neetu worked for Global Okanagan reporting from her hometown, Penticton and across the Okanagan Valley.
She took on many roles there including a reporter, web producer, anchor, and video journalist.
Before entering the world of TV News, Neetu worked at CKNW Newstalk 980 in Vancouver as a radio reporter and anchor.
Neetu was the news editor for the campus newspaper at BCIT where she studied broadcast and online journalism after completing a business management degree at UBC Okanagan.
Neetu loves to travel and was able to combine that with her passion for story telling and videography when she reported from Greece, where she was on the front lines of Europe’s refugee crisis and from Haiti, where she was at a school built by volunteers.
Her family is originally from Punjab, India. She’s motivated by the sacrifices her parents made immigrating to Canada to raise a family and the opportunities this has given her.
When Neetu’s not working she’s likely spending time with her family and friends, working out, travelling or reading a good book.
Her not-so-guilty pleasure is definitely chocolate.
Now, a born-in-Metro Vancouver program introduced three years ago to help reduce food waste, has gone national, in an ongoing effort to ease our collective conscience. Continue reading →
Four people drowned in B.C. so far this year trying to help someone else, compared to none last year, according to the Lifesaving Society. Continue reading →
RCMP said this serves as another reminder that a personal flotation device, like a life jacket, is the best and safest way to stay afloat. Continue reading →
Police have followed up on more than 200 tips from the public, reviewed over 1,000 hours of video and conducted more than 600 interviews, but have made no arrests. Continue reading →
Recreation manager at Diana Home, Leslie Torresan, said this came about because one of the residents, Bob Clough, 87, is always sharing fishing stories. Continue reading →
Firefighters saved at least two kittens, he said, who seemed to be doing okay and the SPCA was asked to attend the scene. Continue reading →
The video released Thursday shows the male suspect walking from a vehicle into a Burnaby gas station. He makes his way over to a fridge in the store before heading to the counter to pay. Continue reading →
There were no injuries, no danger to the public or the environment, according to CN, which said crews worked overnight and into Thursday to clean up. Continue reading →
The Sechelt Fire Department confirmed the information, adding there were three or four people on board the single-engine airplane which crashed a short distance from the runway. Continue reading →
Lang was quick to describe Gamble’s spontaneous, adventurous and fun personality, adding he was a genuinely caring and kind person. Continue reading →
The aquarium said the walruses will soon be on display for the public; UBC research scientist Dr. David Rosen calls the walrus the poster child for climate change. Continue reading →
The province celebrated the six-month milestone since the province introduced no-cost coverage of PrEP and expanded assess to PEP for high-risk patients in a news conference Tuesday morning. Continue reading →
The organization has spent or committed $119.3 million out of a total $162.2 million total in its B.C. Fires Appeal Fund. Continue reading →
New video has surfaced that shows chickens being left behind without food or water after their coop was cleaned out. Continue reading →
On Monday morning, more families who had been stuck in legal limbo in Japan arrived at YVR, meeting their friends and family in the arrivals area. Continue reading →