Joe Perkins is the 5 o'clock news anchor for CTV Vancouver Island and the host of the noon show on CFAX 1070.
Joe joined the Victoria newsroom in November 2011 as a television anchor and reporter covering a wide variety of stories, from investigative work to breaking news and light-hearted features. Since breaking into the industry Joe has earned multiple regional RTDNA awards, as well as a national RTDNA for a five-part series on Vancouver Island park benches.
His newest challenge is talk radio. In January 2016 Joe began hosting “The Noon Show” on CFAX 1070. A graduate of the University of Victoria and BCIT’s broadcast journalism program, Joe began his television news career at CKPG in Prince George. He has also spent time in newsrooms in Kamloops and Vancouver.
Joe prides himself in being involved in community and charity events on Vancouver Island. In 2012 he represented CTV News as a member of the Cops for Cancer Tour De Rock team, cycling the length of Vancouver Island and helping raise more than 1.4 million dollars for paediatric cancer research.
In his spare time he enjoys cooking homemade pizza, drinking local craft beer, and taking full advantage of life in the best place on planet earth.