Roger Petersen

Co-Host, Breakfast Television


Roger Petersen is the co-host of Toronto’s longest-running morning show, Breakfast Television. Petersen has delivered the local stories that matter most to this community for close to two decades. He is committed to breaking down the critical stories and keeping audiences updated on the fun events and trends happening around the city.

As a long-time anchor and reporter for CityNews, Roger has covered some of the largest stories to unfold in his hometown – from the horrific van attack in 2018 to the G20 and G8, SARS and the Papal visit.

Roger joined the Toronto Citytv team in 1999, undertaking a variety of roles including reporter, anchor and host of the car show Autoshop. He became Toronto’s first morning show reporter when he joined the BT team in 2002. Roger then moved to Vancouver to anchor CityNews at 6 and 11, before moving back to his hometown.

Roger grew up in Weston and began his broadcasting career in radio after studying Radio & Television at Seneca College.

Roger has volunteered his time with numerous charities including CNIB, Cardiac Health Foundation and Victim Services Toronto. He also enjoys sailing, skiing, movies, reading and traveling, but above all else Roger loves spending time with his beautiful son, Mckenna.)