Tom Harrington (journalist)

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Tom Harrington
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Tom Harrington with former CBC colleague Claire Martin.
Years active1980s-present
Known forNational Sports, Marketplace , The World This Hour

Tom Harrington is a Canadian radio and television journalist for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. He is currently the anchor of CBC Radio One's afternoon news program The World This Hour . [1]

A graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland, [2] Harrington joined the CBC as a sports reporter for CBC Calgary before moving to CBC Montreal. [3] He later moved to the national CBC Sports division as anchor of National Sports, a sports news program on CBC Newsworld, [4] and as a sports reporter for The National . His work for the CBC included covering Commonwealth Games, Pan-American Games and Olympic Games events. [2] He was also heard as an occasional guest host on radio news programs such as The Current , The World at Six , As It Happens and Cross Country Checkup . [2] He is a four-time Gemini Award nominee for best sports host. [2]

He joined CBC Television's consumer affairs newsmagazine Marketplace as cohost in 2010, [2] remaining with the program until joining The World This Hour in 2015. [1]

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  1. 1 2 "CBC MARKETPLACE'S TOM HARRINGTON MOVES TO RADIO". CBC Media Centre, April 20, 2015.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 "New CBC Marketplace host a good sport". National Post , August 27, 2010.
  3. "CBC supper-hour news in critical condition". Montreal Gazette , May 22, 1993.
  4. "Network cuts back on sports: Newsworld changes strategy to boost business coverage". The Globe and Mail , June 5, 1997.