Mary Ito in 2010
|Alma mater||Runnymede Collegiate
University of Toronto
While studying English at the University of Toronto, Ito became involved in the campus media outlets of The Varsity and what later became CIUT-FM. Her first published work was a review panning the 1980 film Just Tell Me What You Want.
After graduation in 1981, she later attended Ryerson University’s Radio and Television program for one year, before being offered a full-time position at CFRB. After CFRB, she became a reporter and weekend anchor for CFTO-TV and then moved to become a reporter at Global. She then hosted TVOntario's More to Life and Second Opinion, before becoming the host of CBC Television's Living in Toronto.
Ito lives in Toronto with her husband, Dr Carlo Ammendolia, and they have two sons and a daughter.
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- Ito, Mary (February 13, 1980). "Marriage on the rocks: Films all washed up". The Varsity. p. 15.
- Wolfson, Carmelle (Spring 2013). "A Georgian Touch at the CBC". The Shield. Toronto: Royal St. George's College. pp. 31–33.
- O'Mara, Matthew (December 23, 2013). "CBC Radio host Mary Ito living the news in Toronto and around the world". Nikkei Voice. Toronto.
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