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Encyclopedia > Kevin Newman (Canadian journalist)

Kevin Newman (born 1959 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian journalist and news anchor. Since 2001, he has been anchor of Global National. Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Image:Toronto, Ontario Location. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Global National is the national newscast of Global Television Network in Canada. ...


Newman began his career in broadcasting at CHRW radio in London, Ontario, becoming the first News Director and working on Western Mustang football broadcasts as the campus station of the University of Western Ontario formally organised. After graduating, he landed his first job as a reporter for Global in 1981. In 1986, he moved to CTV as the network's parliamentary correspondent, and in 1988 he joined the CBC as a reporter and anchor, hosting the CBC's Midday from 1992 to 1994. He was also a substitute anchor on The National. 94. ... The University of Western Ontario (Western or UWO) is a coeducational, non-denominational, research-intensive university located in London, Ontario. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... CTV is a TLA that may stand for: CTV Television Network - a Canadian English language television network Channel Television - the main television broadcaster in the Channel Islands Chukyo TV. Broadcasting - a Japanese TV station in Nagoya This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that... The Parliament of Canada (French: Parlement du Canada) is Canadas legislative branch, seated at Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), a Canadian crown corporation, is the countrys national radio and television broadcaster. ... CBC Midday logo, 1997. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... The National, now officially known as CBC News: The National, is the CBCs flagship national television newscast. ...


In 1994, Newman moved to ABC News in the United States, where he anchored World News Now until 1996 and served as a correspondent for World News Tonight until 1998, when he was named co-anchor, with Lisa McRee, of Good Morning America. The show, which had been struggling in the ratings, continued to perform poorly, and Newman was reassigned to other reporting duties within ABC in 1999. 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... This article is about the American news organization. ... ABC World News Now logo, 1993. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... ABC World News Tonight (often abbreviated as WNT) is the ABC television networks flagship evening news program. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Lisa McRee (born November 9, 1961 in Fort Worth, Texas) is an American television journalist and former news anchor. ... Good Morning America or GMA is the weekday morning news talk show of the American Broadcasting Company television network (ABC). ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Old Farts by the Sometimes-United Nations. ...


In 2001, Global launched Global National, and hired Newman as its first anchor and executive editor. 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... The Global Television Network (more commonly called Global) is a major English-language television network in Canada, owned by CanWest Global Communications. ...


Newman led a television first in Canada. In 2004 Global National with Kevin Newman hit the road on the "Decision Canada" Election tour. The other networks followed suit with their own version of the tour. Later in 2004, Newman was the only Canadian anchor to anchor coverage of the U.S. presidential election from the United States, as Global National with Kevin Newman broadcast from the studios in the network's bureau in Washington. The Canadian federal election, 2004 (more formally, the 38th general election), was held on June 28, 2004 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... Presidential election results map. ...


Newman received the Gemini Award for Best News Anchor in 2005 and 2006. The Gemini Awards are an annual awards ceremony in Canada. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


He also writes an online blog, and occasional columns which appear in the National Post. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The National Post is a major Canadian English-language national newspaper based in Don Mills, Ontario, a district of Toronto. ...

Preceded by:
Charles Gibson and Lisa McRee
Good Morning America
Co-Anchor with Lisa McRee

1998-January 25, 1999
Succeeded by:
Charles Gibson and Diane Sawyer
Preceded by:
Oringanitor
Global National with Kevin Newman Anchor
2001-present
Succeeded by:
Incumbent

Charles Gibson. ... Lisa McRee (born November 9, 1961 in Fort Worth, Texas) is an American television journalist and former news anchor. ... Good Morning America or GMA is the weekday morning news talk show of the American Broadcasting Company television network (ABC). ... Lisa McRee (born November 9, 1961 in Fort Worth, Texas) is an American television journalist and former news anchor. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Old Farts by the Sometimes-United Nations. ... Charles Gibson. ... Diane Sawyer Lila Diane Sawyer (born December 22, 1945) is a television journalist for the U.S. network ABC News and co-anchor of ABCs Good Morning America with Robin Roberts. ... Global National is the national newscast of Global Television Network in Canada. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...

External links

  • Audio interview with THECOMMENTARY.CA
  • Photo Gallery
  • CHRW Radio

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Kevin Newman (Canadian journalist) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (369 words)
Kevin Newman (born 1959 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian journalist and news anchor.
Newman began his career in broadcasting at CHRW radio in London, Ontario, becoming the first News Director and working on Western Mustang football broadcasts as the campus station of the University of Western Ontario formally organised.
Later in 2004, Newman was the only Canadian anchor to anchor coverage of the U.S. presidential election from the United States, as Global National with Kevin Newman broadcast from the studios in the network's bureau in Washington.
FORMER U.S. NEWS ANCHOR JOINS CANADIAN JOURNALISM SCENE - OCTOBER 2001 | Thunderbird Magazine (791 words)
Newman, clearly shaken by the events of Sept. 11 – two of his friends were among the victims – announces he instead wants to talk about the attacks and what this means for the men and women who report the news.
According to Newman, this happened because, for the past 20 years, Americans "were living in a wonderful world," when the country was at peace and prospering economically.
Newman says the news media can rise to the challenge by increasing the pressure placed on elected officials whom he criticizes for not being candid with their constituents.
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