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Submitted by Devasahayam (United States), Jun 2, 2008 at 10:47

Canadian news anchors/reporters generally fall into four groups:

  1. those who interview for, and get hired by, US-based networks (Peter Jennings, Hilary Bowker and Sheila McVicar amongst these)
  2. those who interview for, and are rejected by US networks
  3. those who are rejected pre-interview by US networks
  4. those who never apply to US networks
Not sure which of the last three included Harvey Kirk (but we know it was not #1); if he was in #2 or #3, this may be one of the underlying factors in his alcoholism Generally true that the most impressive anchors/reporters from Canada have been snatched-up by US networks--so Canadian ones get the leftovers.
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