Vinesh Pratap is a lifelong Edmontonian. He’s been a reporter with Global News for a decade. During that time, Vinesh has had the chance to cover all parts of northern Alberta and beyond. News coverage has taken him to Yellowknife, Palm Springs, Seattle, and New York.
“The best part of the job is meeting new people every day, and hearing their story.”
As a general assignment reporter, Vinesh has covered breaking news, special assignments, court cases, and one-on-one interviews. He also helps out on the anchor desk from time to time.
His current focus is on civic affairs issues, and the impacts of decisions made at city hall.
“The city is growing and changing at a rapid pace, and it’s important to hold councillors to account about the decisions they make.”
In this age of new media, there’s an old-school, local paper in Edmonton that still holds strong. Continue reading →
In the coming months, construction crews will be moving in to the tree-lined Strathcona/Mill Creek community and one resident is worried about the “pollution” that will be left behind. Continue reading →
In establishing a formal directive, the organization consulted with its members. The position statement was unanimously approved by its board. Continue reading →
The recently closed Strathcona Hotel building on Whyte Avenue has a new lease on life with a major refurbishment to a restaurant and retail space called The Strathcona. Continue reading →
With 2019 days away, Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson reflects on the year that was in his year-end interview with Global News. Continue reading →
Can millions of dollars in savings be found while still maintaining services people in Edmonton see as essential? Continue reading →
A new tobacco retail outlet is set to open Friday in Edmonton, marketing “smoke-free,” tobacco-heating products, amid concern from anti-smoking advocates. Continue reading →
Edmonton Police Chief Rod Knecht sits down with Global News for his exit interview days before his retirement from the Edmonton Police Service. Continue reading →
It’s an Alberta industry that’s worth billions. Here’s a closer look at the scope of a crop that took root about 30 years ago in the province. Continue reading →
A long-vacant site in downtown Edmonton, that at one time was home to a historic apartment building, could have a new lease on life. Continue reading →
Huge property tax hikes in recent years have some Edmonton businesses wondering if it’s even worth keeping their doors open. Continue reading →
In the battle against bad driving habits, 20 more safety cameras are coming to city intersections this year. Continue reading →
The mosquitoes have returned to Edmonton and the city’s pest management lab said compared to the last three years, the numbers are slightly elevated. Continue reading →
The Edmonton Exhibition Lands, the site Northlands used to call home, is being prepared for redevelopment. Continue reading →
For the last 10 years, Colin Davies has called the Strathearn community home. Parking out front on the service road has never been a problem. Continue reading →