Newspaper article The Canadian Press

A Quick Sketch of Sen. Mike Duffy's Life and Career

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

A Quick Sketch of Sen. Mike Duffy's Life and Career

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A quick sketch of Sen. Mike Duffy

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OTTAWA - A quick sketch of Sen. Mike Duffy:

Born: Charlottetown, P.E.I., May 27, 1946.

Educated: St. Dunstan's High School.

Early career: Teen disc jockey at CFCY-TV in the mid-1960s; joined the Guardian newspaper in Charlottetown, moved to CFCF in Montreal as a lineup and assignment editor in 1969 and in 1971 joined CFRA radio in Ottawa as a political reporter.

Later career: Joined CBC Radio's Parliament Hill bureau in 1974 and moved to The National in 1977. Covered most of the important federal stories of the Pierre Trudeau, Joe Clark and Brian Mulroney governments. Covered the fall of South Vietnam in April 1975 for the CBC. Moved to Baton Broadcasting in 1988 and joined CTV Newsnet, now the CTV News Channel, as a popular and nationally known broadcaster with a reputation for knowing the inside word on politics. …

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