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CTV , A-Channel Anchors acknowledged in Ottawa

People | 04/14/2008 7:24 pm EDT

In a first-of-its-kind gathering, 35 television journalists from CTV and A-Channel will be honoured in Ottawa tomorrow for their contribution to local news. "Our anchors represent the efforts of hundreds of journalists working each and every day to tell Canadians the stories of their local communities," said Robert Hurst, president of CTV News and current affairs. "It’s wonderful to have all of them together on what will be a truly special day." The honourees to be acknowledged in the House of Commons and feted a celebration downtown include, CTV Ottawa’s Max Keeping, CTV Atlantic’s Steve Murphy, A-Channel Vancouver Island’s Hudson Mack and CTV’s National News chief anchor and senior editor Lloyd Robertson. CTV reports that more than 1.5 million viewers on average tune into CTV local evening newscasts, and BBM Nielsen Media Canada confirms that CTV’s and A-Channel’s regularly scheduled newscasts reach 30.3 million Canadians each year.

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