Jojo Chintoh

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Jojo Chintoh
Born c. 1944
Nationality  Ghana /  Canada
Occupation Television journalist

Jojo Chintoh (born c. 1944[1]) is a Canadian television journalist, who worked as a feature and documentary reporter for Citytv in Toronto until 2009-10.[2]


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.[3] He focused on crime reporting for the station in the early 1990s.[4]

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.[5]


  1. ^ Ho, Sharon. "2005 Harmony Award Recipient". Harmony Movement. Retrieved 2010-01-23.  Indicates age 33 in 1977.
  2. ^ Mudhar, Raju (20 January 2010). "Citytv cuts on-air, production staff". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2010-01-23. 
  3. ^ Vlessing, Etan (December 6, 2004). "From City to global phenom", Playback, p. 6.
  4. ^ Brandao, Christina Paula (Spring 1995). "Crime-Time News". Ryerson Review of Journalism. Archived from the original on February 19, 2009. Retrieved 2008-03-24. 
  5. ^ "CityNews: Jojo Chintoh". Archived from the original (ASPX) on 2008-06-10. Retrieved 2010-01-26. 

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