Francine Compton joins NAJA from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, where she served as a producer for CBC Indigenous in Winnipeg. Before CBC, Compton served as executive producer for the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, APTN National News for eastern Canada and the network’s political show Nation to Nation.
She joined APTN full-time in February 2000 as an assistant director. In 2008 she shifted to the editorial side of APTN’s newsroom and soon found herself in a position to form the networks first investigative unit. She served as a producer and then executive producer of APTN Investigates for nearly 7 years.