Charles Jennings (journalist)
|Born||January 2, 1908|
|Died||December 28, 1973 (aged 65)|
|Alma mater||Trinity College, University of Toronto|
In 1928, he started a job as a radio announcer at CKGW (now CBLA) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Then, he worked in New York briefly before returning to Canada to work for the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission where he became chief announcer and was Canada's first national news anchor reading the nightly Canadian Press News. He stayed with the CRBC's successor, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and, in 1964, he became vice-president of the CBC, retiring in 1971.