A former broadcaster convicted of numerous bank robberies is going to jail.

Stephen Vogelsang was convicted of robbing banks in Saskatchewan and 2 in Medicine Hat.

Today in court, the former Winnipeg News Director received 18 months in prison for the Medicine Hat crimes.

That sentence will be served consecutively to the 5 years already received for robbing four Saskatchewan banks.

In total, Vogelsang will spend 6.5 years behind bars