|Nationality||Ghana / Canada|
Born in Ghana, Chintoh moved to Canada with his family in 1969. He became editor of several newspapers, including Contrast, before joining Citytv in 1978. He was hired at a time when Moses Znaimer was making efforts to have television personalities reflect the diverse cultures of the city, and Chintoh was the first black reporter on the station. He focused on crime reporting for the station in the early 1990s.
He is the father of three daughters Adjoa, Araba and Mansa.
In 1985, Chintoh received a CanPro award and a Gemini award nomination for his series Down and Out in Parkdale. He received the 1984 Sovereign Award from the Canadian Racing Community for his Quest for the Plate series.
- Ho, Sharon. "2005 Harmony Award Recipient". Harmony Movement. Retrieved 2010-01-23. Indicates age 33 in 1977.
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- "CityNews: Jojo Chintoh" (ASPX). Archived from the original on 2008-06-10. Retrieved 2010-01-26.
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