Richard Brown (journalist)

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Richard Brown from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan,[1] is a Canadian journalist.

Career[edit]

Brown is a former high school teacher. He started broadcast journalism with CFRN in Edmonton, Alberta.[1]

In 1981 he was one of the first news presenters of CNN Headline News.[2] He has also presented news at Global TV Toronto, CTV Toronto, WCBS-TV NYC,[2] KGO-TV San Francisco (1990-96),[3] and KXLY-TV Spokane, Washington (1998-2007).[1] He hosted a daily radio talk show on CKOM and CJME in Saskatchewan.[2] In 2013, Brown was appointed Chief Communications Officer for the mayor of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.[4]

Brown has received eight Emmys, Radio Television News Directors Association and Associated Press awards,[2] and the George Foster Peabody medal for his coverage of the Rwanda Civil War and Refugee Crisis in 1994.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Hansen, Pia K. (December 3, 2007). "Off-the-air with Richard Brown". Spokesman Review. www.spokesmanreview.com. Retrieved 2011-01-13. 
  2. ^ a b c d "The Afternoon News with Richard Brown". CJME. RawlcoRadio. Retrieved 2011-01-13. 
  3. ^ Rubin, Sylvia (June 18, 1996). "Anchor Brown Out At KGO / Dan Ashley replaces Peabody Award winner". SFGate. San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 2011-01-13. 
  4. ^ http://www.saskatoon.ca/FORUM/News%20Releases/Pages/MayorAtchisonAppointsNewChiefCommunicationsOfficer.aspx
  5. ^ "Rwanda, 1994, Organization: KGO-TV". The Peabody Awards. www.peabody.uga.edu. Retrieved 2011-01-13.