Stephen Wentzell

CTVNewsAtlantic.ca Digital Coordinator

Halifax

Stephen Wentzell is a digital coordinator at CTV Atlantic in Halifax.

Raised in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley, Stephen has called Halifax home since 2015.

At 16, Stephen began writing for the former Annapolis County Spectator, where he penned a weekly column named Wentzell’s Words.

Stephen graduated from the University of King’s College in 2021 after completing a Bachelor of Journalism (Honours) degree with a minor in Political Science. During his time in university, Stephen worked for publications like The Nova Scotia Advocate and Alberta Views Magazine.

After completing his degree, Stephen worked as a reporter/anchor at CityNews Halifax and a backup producer for The Todd Veinotte Show. He has since become a national politics reporter and book reviewer at rabble.ca. Stephen also writes a weekly Substack newsletter focused on American politics, named The Blueprint.

A solutions-based and people-centred storyteller, Stephen has covered issues around policing, the climate crisis, affordability, and press freedom.

Stephen joined the team at CTV Atlantic in June 2022. He speaks English and French.