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.
Residents of Sangudo, Alta. are being asked to conserve water because a leak is impacting the hamlet’s water supply, according to officials with Lac Ste. Anne County. Continue reading →
One week after a jury acquitted a Saskatchewan farmer in the shooting death of 22-year-old Colten Boushie, a rally was held at the Alberta legislature to honour Boushie’s life and to show support for his family. Continue reading →
The Spitz sunflower seed plant in southeastern Alberta will close later this year and production will be moving “to an existing contract manufacturer partner in the U.S.,” the plant’s owner, Pepsico, confirmed to Global News in an email on Friday. Continue reading →
A woman was forced to spend 20 minutes in her SUV while it had live power lines on it after they came down when a truck crashed into a power pole in west Edmonton late Thursday afternoon. Continue reading →
Animal Services is investigating after a three-year-old child suffered serious facial injuries when she was bitten by her family dog in northwest Calgary, according to police. Continue reading →
Vincent J. Maloney Catholic Junior High School in St. Albert has been shut down after at least 37 students and staff reported symptoms consistent with a gastrointestinal illness, according to David Keohane, superintendent with Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools. Continue reading →
Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning for areas in the northeastern parts of the province. Continue reading →
Police are investigating after an 83-year-old man was sent to hospital with life-threatening injuries when he was hit by a pickup truck while trying to walk across a downtown Calgary street on Tuesday morning. Continue reading →
Shortly after federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau revealed the Liberal government will unveil its latest budget at the end of the month, Edmonton’s mayor announced he has submitted city council’s list of wants to both Morneau and Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci. Continue reading →
Freezing rain during the day, combined with colder temperatures and possible overnight snow, could make for slippery roads in and around Edmonton. Continue reading →
A Fort McMurray man, who bought a winning Lotto 649 ticket while visiting his ailing father in Newfoundland, says he and his wife plan to use their $1 million prize to finish rebuilding their home after the 2016 wildfire. Continue reading →
A day after much of southern Alberta was put under either a wind warning or blowing snow advisory — or both — the RCMP said Tuesday afternoon that Highway 3 had been completely shut down in both directions between Pincher Creek and Lundbreck as a result of treacherous driving conditions. Continue reading →
A young moose is free to wander the wild in northeastern Alberta again thanks to a pair of Mounties who helped free it from a barbed-wire fence. Continue reading →
A 28-year-old Maskwacis man has been arrested and charged in connection with an incident in which an “SKS-style rifle” was pointed at a couple on the Montana Reserve before the gun went off on Friday morning, the RCMP said on Monday. Continue reading →
One person suffered minor injuries after a fire broke out at a west Edmonton apartment building on Friday afternoon and an official with Fire Rescue Services said it wasn’t immediately clear if the building’s residents would need to find somewhere else to sleep for the night. Continue reading →