Radio & Television

“Trailblazer” Ernest Tucker to be inducted into CBC News Hall of Fame

TORONTO/MONTREAL — CBC News today announced trailblazing Black journalist Ernest Tucker will be inducted posthumously into its Hall of Fame on December 15. Born in 1931, Tucker (above) came to Canada from Bermuda at the age of 14. Despite experiencing the discrimination of the 1950s and ’60s, he persevered in his chosen profession of journalism, and in 1961 he joined the CBC where he is considered to be the corporation’s first Black reporter. Tucker died in January 2019 in Châteauguay. Between his long career working at the CBC, first in Toronto and later in Montreal, and then as an educator...

Our industry and COVID-19

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