CHEK Television (CHEK Media Group) launched December 1956 as BC’s first privately owned television station. We are proudly Island based and work hard each day to bring our viewers and our advertisers the very best television, digital, podcasts and streaming services. CHEK -TV (CHEK Media Group) continues to dedicate its people, airtime and resources to countless events and causes all across Vancouver Island.
Our CHEK News team Monday to Friday features veteran anchors Stacy Ross @ 5pm, Joe Perkins @ 6pm and Andy Neal at 10pm along with a team of dedicated reporters. Veteran weatherman Ed Bain and Community Host and sports fan Jeff King have created an incredibly endearing and fun news segment “The Upside” a daily segment and weekly program highlighting the positive stories in our community and around the world to bring some levity and smiles to our viewers. “The Upside” took home the BCAB Broadcast Performers of the Year award in Fall 2020.
CHEK Weekend News with Hannah Lepine and Tess van Straaten rounds out our week with news at 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.
CHEK has been part of the fabric of the communities it serves since 1956 and continues to provide viewers with compelling and comprehensive news coverage from across Vancouver Island seven days a week along with regional and national.
CHEK Media Group continues to dedicate its people, airtime and resources to countless events and causes.
We evolved over the years to become CHEK Media Group as our senior sales and marketing team have expanded our CHEK-TV offering with additional reach across our website, cheknews.ca, podcasts and newly launched CHEK+ streaming service.
Our focus is local, and our newly launched brand drives the message: “Local is Looking Good “
Our team are poised to help local businesses to plan a cost effective and efficient marketing strategy to bring our viewers and subscribers a targeted and effective solution to grow brands and drive sales.
Do you need help with launching a new brand, selling products or announcing a new retail operation, CHEK Media Group have the solutions for you!.
In addition, our professional and experienced creative production team will build the message that best suits your brand and your target customers.
If your business isn't here, contact us today to get listed!
Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce