Carsten Knox

Associate Producer

Carsten Knox is a writer, editor and broadcaster who helps produce CBC Nova Scotia's current affairs radio shows, including Information Morning and Mainstreet. For story ideas contact me at

Latest from Carsten Knox

N.S. director mines 'deep, dark places' in new coming-of-age film

Night Blooms is about a 17-year-old girl who has a relationship with the 40-something father of her best friend. The backdrop is small town Nova Scotia in the 1990s.

Some big names are leaving Spotify in protest. But it's not that simple for some

Some big names in music are removing their songs from Spotify in protest, but some people who work in the industry say it's a stance many emerging artists can't afford to take. 

N.S. expert says American UFO report could be about something else entirely

One Nova Scotia UFO expert says the objects discussed in the recent U.S. report could be examples of governments experimenting with new technologies.

2021 on track to be one of the busiest years for N.S. film industry

While the pandemic has disrupted Hollywood's production pipeline, locales like Nova Scotia that have managed to control the infection rate and continue to produce film and television have become very appealing.

Pandemic silver lining: N.S. film festivals go online, but report increased engagement

Many Nova Scotia film festivals that went online this fall due to COVID-19 have found a silver lining away from the silver screen with audience engagement surpassing previous years. 

N.S. couple whose car stereo was stolen say dealership called police on them

A Digby, N.S., couple say they were racially profiled by staff at a New Minas Hyundai dealership who called police on them after they complained that $4,000 worth of stereo equipment was missing from their vehicle.

Puppets take centre stage in Antigonish hayfield for drive-in performance

The idea for a drive-in puppet show in a field outside Antigonish, N.S., came together during an evening stroll and a glass of wine. 

How this South Shore man stays warm with rotting wood chips

Franz Fraitzl, an artist and special effects technician in Boutilliers Point, N.S., has built a furnace on his property that supplies heat to his workshop, but doesn't require a traditional fuel source.

Dartmouth woman begins to unravel mystery behind grandfather's old war photos

Elaina Gaetan's grandfather returned from the Netherlands after serving in the Second World War with several photographs that have long fascinated her. Now, she's connected with the people in the photos and is learning their stories.

Rules around cannabis edibles need to be set, says industry expert

As Canada prepares to legalize edible products containing cannabis, a market research expert says it's important for regulators to get the rules around the packaging and dosages of edibles set as quickly as possible.