David Hughes

David Hughes


Advisory Board

Executive Producer
CTV National News

David Hughes is the Executive Producer of CTV National News with Lisa LaFlamme since January 2011.   He’s a 27-year veteran broadcaster with CTV News, having spent more than a decade as Senior Producer of CTV National News with Lloyd Robertson.  Prior to that he has worked on both foreign and domestic assignment desks, as a National Specials producer and a news writer.  He was on the original build team tasked with coming up with a broadcast, staffing and technical plan for CTV’s 24-hour all-news station – now known as CTV News Channel.  Before joining CTV News, he spent three years in Hamilton, Ontario in the newsroom of CHCH-TV working as a news writer, line up editor and producer.  Currently he overseas the editorial content of National News and bureau management of CTV National News domestic and International bureaus.  The show has won multiple awards during his stewardship, most recently the 2016 Canadian Screen Award for Best National Newscast.  Mr. Hughes holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts degree from the Ryerson School of Journalism.