Bernie McNamee
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Bernie McNamee

Bernie McNamee (born 1952/53?) is a Canadian retired radio journalist, best known as a longtime anchor of news programming, including The World at Six, The World This Weekend and The World This Hour, on CBC Radio One.[1] He has also been an occasional guest host of As It Happens.[2]

Originally from St. Catharines, Ontario,[3] he studied broadcasting at Niagara College,[3] and worked for local radio stations CHSC and CKTB before joining CKNX-TV as a reporter.[3] He later worked for CFRA in Ottawa,[3] and was a reporter for CFTO-TV in Toronto in the late 1980s[4] before joining the CBC in 1989.[3]

He retired from the CBC Radio in 2015.[3]


  1. ^ "CBC Radio shakes up its weekend schedules". Montreal Gazette, June 29, 1994.
  2. ^ "How they coped when phones conked out". The Globe and Mail, July 17, 1999.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "A CBC radio news veteran comes home" Archived 2015-11-22 at the Wayback Machine. St. Catharines Standard, April 6, 2015.
  4. ^ "CFTO union urges boycott of station by advertisers". Toronto Star, June 10, 1988.

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