Harry Brown (journalist)

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Harold Andrew Brown
Born 12 January 1930
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Died 30 March 2002 (2002-03-31) (aged 72)
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Nationality Canadian
Occupation broadcast journalist
Known for As It Happens, Metro Morning
Children Harold Brown
Murray Brown
Keith Brown
Chris Brown
Robin Brown

Harold Andrew Brown (12 January 1930 – 30 March 2002)[1] was a Canadian radio and television host, who was associated with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. He was one of the original hosts of As It Happens from 1968 to 1974, and subsequently became host of Metro Morning on CBL in Toronto.

On CBC Television, he was a cohost of Take 30 and Marketplace. He also hosted Speaking Out, a popular phone-in show on TVOntario during the 1980s.

His daughter, Robin Brown, is also a CBC broadcaster, who hosted the sports program The Inside Track.

Brown was born in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador in 1930. He died in that city following heart surgery in 2002.[1]


  1. ^ a b Sullivan, J.M. (18 April 2002). "Harry Brown: Radio was 'where I learned to walk'". Globe and Mail. p. R11. 

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