WHAT IS BRANT.one?

BRANT.one provides information relevant to you. We cover local, regional, national and international headlines as well as local weather, sports, entertainment and traffic. We also highlight the organizations, service groups and businesses making a difference in our community.

We strive to be the leader and main provider of news, weather, and information in Brantford and the surrounding areas. We’re a platform for the community to share its talents, and enrich the lives of our viewers and sponsors.

The programming is free for viewers and aimed at the increasing number of people “cutting the cord” to traditional services. Essentially, BRANT.one combines the magic of television with today’s technology! There is no log-in or registration required to enjoy our programming, and through our unique partnership with Wilfred Laurier University, students can gain the training and expeirence to step into the world of media production.

MEET THE BRANT.one TEAM

Learn more about the dedicated team of journalists, broadcasters and operations staff that bring you local news 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Jason Souliere

Operations Manager

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Jason Souliere has worked in community television at Rogers TV since 1988. He has worked in various roles from camera operator, editor, director, and producer both in studio, mobile and electronic news gathering. He has extensive experience training interns, volunteers and co-op students who have since gone on to work at larger media firms such as CTV Calgary (news anchor) and The Weather Channel. For the past 30 years, Jason’s main production role (and passion) was covering local politics and news.

Jill McRae

News Anchor & Business Manager

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Jill McRae is an honours graduated of Broadcast Journalism at Fanshawe College and has worked in community television at Rogers TV for 15 years in both the Brant and London Regions. In the roles of Producer and Coordinator of Volunteer Services, she has extensive experience scheduling and training staff and interns, as well as all aspects involved with television and news production. Jill looks forward to sharing her passion for providing local news and information at BRANT.one
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Samantha Lee

Journalist

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Samantha Lee graduated from the Niagara College Boradcast Journalism program in 1996. Upon graduation, she began a freelance position with YTV, before landing her first reporting job at CJRN 710 in Niagara Falls. After three years in Naigara Falls, she moved on to 610 CKTB, before finding herself in Brantford, where she spent over 6 years reporting, and news anchoring for CKPC FM. Samantha also covered a number of local events, stories and elections with Rogers Community television. She now looks forward to once again serving the Brantford/Brant community through BRANT.One

Joe Persia

Broadcast Journalist

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Joe is a Broadcast Journalist who brings over 25 years of experience with him. News anchor, sports reporter/broadcaster, talk show co-host, and election-night political analyst/commentator, Joe has kept his finger on the pulse of the news and events that shape this community for more than two and a half decades. He is a very active member in the community and serves on a variety of local non-profit organization boards including the Adult Recreation Therapy Centre. A public speaker and strong advocate for early learning, he takes pride in the development and progress of his Kindergarten students. As a Rotarian, Joe feels very strongly that a community is far more than just the bricks and mortar that make up the buildings. He has a passion and desire to serve that community and shed a light on all that makes it a great place to work, play, live, and raise a family.

Reece Doumani

Sports Anchor & Reporter

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Reece Doumani is a proud graduate of the Broadcasting-Radio, Television and Film program at Niagara College. He spent 3 seasons with the OHL’s Niagara IceDogs as team videographer and host of DOGS TV which is where he got his start in the industry. Reece has also done play-by-play for numerous sporting events including the 2018 FIBA U18 America’s Basketball Championship as well as multiple games for the OHL’s Erie Otters. Along with his role as Sports Anchor and Reporter here at BRANT.One, he is a Sportscentre Anchor and Technical Producer at TSN 1150 Hamilton.

Deanna Stevens

Broadcaster

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Deanna Steven’s is an award winning stage actress, and is very active in the local theatre community. Born and raised in Brantford, she now resides in Paris with her teacup Pomeranian, Honey. She has always been fascinated by television and broadcasting  and is extremely blessed and excited to have the opportunity to learn and grow with BRANT.one.

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