Friday, 27 February 2009

A guy named Joe

Joe Schlesinger, CBC Television's veteran foreign correspondent is this year's recipient of the Canadian Journalism Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award.

He will be in good company when honoured at the CJF's 12 Annual Awards Gala in Toronto on June 9 for his "his long and distinguished journalistic career and contribution to broadcasting."

Past recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award include the late Toronto Sun co-founder Doug Creighton, Sally Armstrong, Norman Webster, Knowlton Nash, Pierre Berton (posthumous), June Callwood, Doris Anderson, Trina McQueen, Mark Starowicz, Bernard Derome, Peter C. Newman, Peter Gzowski and Robert Fulford.

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