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About Us - Jan 22, 2019

Kevin Newman: News Anchor and Journalist 🎓

Kevin Newman is an award-winner journalist, news anchor, storyteller and digital media advisor. He was both correspondent and reporter for national broadcasters, CTV and Global for his 30 year career, and is a well-known Canadian figure. Sure enough, he is also a College Pro alum!

Education: Western University, LLD, BA, Politics/Economics (Honourary Doctorate of Law, Lifetime Achievement Award)
Rookie Year: 1979
Current Home: Toronto, ON

In The News:

CTV News National Correspondent (1984-1988); Parliamentary Correspondent

CBC Anchor/National Correspondent (1988-1994); Co-Anchor: Midday: National Interviews/News Broadcasts, Parliamentary Correspondent, Alberta and Northern National Correspondent (click for link)

ABC News Anchor/Network Correspondent (1994-2001)

  • Co-Anchor: Good Morning America
  • News Anchor: Good Morning America
  • Correspondent: Nightline with Ted Koppel
  • Co-Anchor: World News Now

Global News National Founding Anchor/Executive Editor (2001-2010)

  • Lead the creative team in developing a new national newscast in Canada
  • Achieved #1 Most-Watched Newscast in 2005 and maintained >1 million viewers until 2011

CTV Host: Question Period & Bell Media Digital News Evangelist (2011-2013)

  • Digital strategist for CTV News and Bell Media

CTV ‘Kevin Newman Live’ Concept Creator & Host (2013-2014)

  • Innovative look at the day’s major events combining traditional and digital media
  • Huffington Post “If TV news can ever be saved from the ravages of social media, journalists like Kevin Newman and his producers have the best chance of saving it. The best national TV anchor with the best national TV news program”

Newman Media Founder (2007-Present)

  • Television Series
  • eBook Production
  • Award Winning Documentaries

Author: ‘ALL OUT’ Memoir

  • New autobiography with his son Alex; can a successful man also be a good father?

Organizations:

Honours and Awards:

  • Emmy Award Winner: Outstanding Program Achievement (2000)
  • Peabody Award: ABC (2000)
  • Emmy Award Winner: Breaking News Coverage (2001)
  • Emmy Award Nominee: Outstanding Documentary (2002)
  • George Foster Peabody Award: ABC (2002)
  • Edward R. Murrow Award: Best International Coverage (2003)
  • Gemini Award: Best Anchor (2005, 2006)
  • Gemini Award: Best Newscast (2008)
  • Platinum Remi Award: Investigative Journalism (2012)
  • New York Festival of Film & Television: Documentary Gold Medal (2012)
  • Gordon Sinclair Award Winner: Breaking News Coverage (2015)
  • Radio Television Digital News Association: Best Breaking News Coverage – Parliament Hill Shooting (2015)
  • Canada Seminar Guest Lecture – Harvard University
  • Ryerson University – Lecturer: Radio Television Arts
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