Dan Ahlstrand

News Director

Preston's Summary

Dan Ahlstrand is the News Director and Morning Anchor for CityNewsHFX in Halifax, Nova Scotia. With a focus on local news, Dan covers a range of topics including crime, weather, and community events. He is a two-time National RTDNA Award winner and is dedicated to delivering accurate and timely news to the people of Halifax.

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Geo Focus

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (Local)

Coverage Attributes:

Government Announcement: 36 %
Evolving Stories: 18 %
Breaking News: 16 %
Event Coverage: 11 %
Legal Policy Regulation: 4 %

Themes Covered:

Most Recent Topics:

  • Nova Scotia
  • Halifax
  • Crime
  • Gas Prices
  • Podcasts
  • Emergency Situations

Pitching Insights

Dan Ahlstrand focuses on local news in Nova Scotia, with an emphasis on weather and crime stories. Given this focus, he would likely be most interested in pitches related to local weather events, emergency preparedness, or community responses during severe weather conditions.

For crime-related topics, consider pitching stories that involve public safety announcements, law enforcement initiatives or updates on ongoing cases within Nova Scotia.

Given the geographic focus of Dan's coverage area (Canada, Nova Scotia), he is particularly attuned to issues affecting this region and may be responsive to localized perspectives and insights relevant specifically to these areas.

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