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Mr. Bruce Dowbiggin

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Background

Employment History

  • Sports Journalist and Anchor
    CBC-TV
  • Sports Anchor
    CBC-TV
  • Sports Anchor for the Six O'clock News
    CBC-TV
  • The GLOBE & MAIL
  • Sports Columnist
    Calgary Herald
  • Author and A Columnist
    Calgary Herald
  • Sports Editor
    TV Guide magazine
  • Mail
  • Sports Journalist and Anchor
    CBC Radio
  • Expert Writer
  • Toronto Globe
  • WEEI

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts
    UTM
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Web References
Bruce Dowbiggin | Surrey International Writers' Conference
www.siwc.ca, 2 Dec 2011 [cached]
Bruce Dowbiggin
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Bruce Dowbiggin's career has included successful stints in television, radio and print. A two-time winner of the Gemini Award as Canada's top television sports broadcaster for his work with CBC-TV, he is also a best-selling author and respected journalist.
His extensive experience as a broadcaster has included work with CBC Radio, CBC-TV, CBCNewsworld, where he anchored the coverage of the 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics, and more.
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Bruce's writing career is varied and eclectic. He is the author of the book The Defense Never Rests for Harper Collins, an investigation of the NHL Pension Fund Scandal (1993). His next books were the bestsellers: Of Ice and Men (1998) and The Stick (2001), both published by MacFarlane, Walter and Ross. Money Players (2003) (finalist for the 2004 National Business Book Award) and The Meaning of Puck (2008) were both published by Key Porter books. He has also been a book reviewer for the Toronto Star and the Globe and Mail, has been published in newspapers, and magazines ranging from Macleans to Toronto Life toElmStreet. In addition, he's written plays and has had his poetry and prose included in several literary collections in Canada.
An avid gardener, golfer and wine collector, Bruce often writes and broadcasts about his pastimes. Born and raised in Montreal, he now lives in Calgary with his wife and three children. He is currently trying to reduce his golf handicap and master the art of Prairie gardening.
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meet the presenters | Surrey International Writers' Conference
www.siwc.ca, 10 June 2011 [cached]
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A warm, SiWC welcome on this Wednesday to editor extraordinaire Claire Eddy and multi-talented journalist/writer/broadcaster Bruce Dowbiggin.
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Bruce Dowbiggin's career has included successful stints in television, radio and print. A two-time winner of the Gemini Award as Canada's top television sports broadcaster for his work with CBC-TV, he is also a best-selling author and respected journalist.
His extensive experience as a broadcaster has included work with CBC Radio, CBC-TV, CBC Newsworld, where he anchored the coverage of the 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics, and more.
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Bruce's writing career is varied and eclectic. He is the author of the book The Defense Never Rests for Harper Collins, an investigation of the NHL Pension Fund Scandal (1993). Add new comment Read more
University of Toronto at Mississauga: February 2004
www.utm.utoronto.ca, 1 Feb 2004 [cached]
Gemini-winning sportscaster, journalist, and best-selling author Bruce Dowbiggin will be discussing his new book Money Players: How Hockey's Greatest Stars Beat The NHL At Itfs Own Game on Wednesday March 3, 2004 in the Faculty Club at the University of Toronto at Mississauga (UTM).The lecture begins at 5:00pm and is open to the public.It will be followed by a question and answer period and a book signing.
Bruce Dowbiggin is a UTM alumnus who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1977.The University is pleased to welcome him back to his alma mater to discuss his most recent book Money Players: How Hockey's Greatest Stars Beat The NHL At Itfs Own Game.The book focuses on the NHL's Alan Eagleson scandal and its continued influence on contract negotiation and owner-player relations.Money Players gives an inside perspective, from the locker room to the board room, on how the balance of power has shifted in the NHL.
Bruce Dowbiggin continues to lead a successful career in television, radio, and print.The winner of two Gemini awards, Bruce has gained a reputation as one of Canada's top investigative journalists.In addition to working as a sports journalist and anchor for CBC Radio, CBC TV and TVOntario, Bruce is a featured sports columnist for the Calgary Herald and best-selling author of Of Ice and Men.
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Bruce Dowbiggin, sports journalist and broadcaster
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Bruce Dowbiggin is a journalist and broadcaster. His career has included successful stints in television, radio and print. Dowbiggin is also an author and his new book Best Practices: The Vancouver Canucks & The Pursuit of Excellence is due out this fall.
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After starting in journalism as the sports editor of TV Guide magazine, Dowbiggin began his broadcasting career with CBC Radio as the sports anchor for Metro Morning and Ontario Morning. He moved on to CBC-TV as the sports anchor for The Six O'clock News and CBC At Eleven on CBC Toronto. At CBC Newsworld, he created and hosted a series of popular programs including The National Sports, Game Night and SportsConnection. In addition to his duties as a sports journalist and anchor, he has also contributed to numerous programs in Canada and the United States. Dowbiggin has hosted or contributed to a wide range of radio programs, including co-hosting Double Play on The Fan 590 radio in Toronto and hosted the afternoon show on the Fan 960 in Calgary. Dowbiggin has worked as a columnist for the Calgary Herald and for The Globe and Mail. In addition to his career as a sports journalist, he has also written for theatre, with two plays produced in Toronto. His poetry and prose have also been included in several literary collections in Canada.
Bruce Dowbiggin
www.thestickonline.com, 19 Dec 2006 [cached]
Bruce Dowbiggin's career is unmatched in Canada for its diversity and breadth of experience. His career has included successful stints in television, radio and print. A two-time winner of the Gemini Award as Canada's top television sports broadcaster for his work with CBC-TV, Mr.Dowbiggin is also the best-selling author of "Money Players" (finalist for the 2004 National Business Book Award), "The Meaning Of Puck: How Hockey Explains Modern Canada" and his new book "Best Practices: The Vancouver Canucks & The Pursuit of Excellence" due out in the fall of 2013.
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After starting in journalism as the Sports Editor of TV Guide magazine, Mr.Dowbiggin began his broadcasting career with CBC Radio in 1984 as the sports anchor for "Metro Morning" and "Ontario Morning". In 1985, he moved on to CBC-TV as the sports anchor for "The Six O'clock News" and "CBC At Eleven"on CBC Toronto.
In 1990, he moved to CBC Newsworld where he created and hosted a series of popular programs including "The National Sports", "Game Night" and "SportsConnection". Dowbiggin anchored CBC Newsworld's coverage of the 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics and the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria. In 1998, he was the anchor for CBC Radio coverage of the winter Olympics in Nagano.
In addition to his duties as a sports journalist and anchor, he has also contributed to "The National" and "The National Magazine" on CBC, 'The Journal", "CBC Midday", TVO's "Studio Two", CTV's "Canada A.M.", "Flames TV" and numerous other programs in Canada and the United States.
In 1996-97, Mr. Dowbiggin co-hosted "Double Play", a daily two-hour radio journal on The Fan 590 radio in Toronto. In 2006- 2007, he hosted the afternoon show on the Fan 960 in Calgary. He continues as a guest host on the Fan 960 Calgary. As well, he has hosted or contributed to a wide range of radio programs including "As it Happens", "Sunday Morning" on CBC Radio and Calgary Flames broadcasts in Calgary.
Mr. Dowbiggin joined the Calgary Herald in November 1998 as the Featured Sports Columnist. From 2009- 2013, he was an influential and best read columnist for the Globe & Mail. He was also the co-host of "TheThings We Do For Love", a lifestyles documentary program on the Life Channel. documentary film version of his book "The Stick" was produced in 2004.
Mr. Dowbiggin's writing career is varied and eclectic. He is the author of the book "The Defense Never Rests" for Harper Collins, an investigation of the NHL Pension Fund Scandal (1993). His next books were the bestsellers "Of Ice and Men" (1998) and "The Stick" (2001), both published by MacFarlane,Walter and Ross. "Money Players" (2003) and "The Meaning of Puck (2008) were both published by Key Porter books. "Best Practices" will be published by McLelland & Stewart. He has also been published in newspapers, and magazines ranging from Macleans to Toronto Life to Elm Street.
His writing also extended to the theatre. His play "Exact Change" was produced by the Tarragon Theatre (1977) and another work "Cheating" was produced by The Buddies in Bad Times Theatre Group (1978). Mr. Dowbiggin attended the National Theatre School of Canada and worked with the Canadian Opera Company, the National Arts Centre, the Tarragon Theatre and the St. Lawrence Centre. His poetry and prose have also been included in several literary collections in Canada.
An avid gardener, golfer and wine collector, Mr. Dowbiggin often writes and broadcasts about his pastimes. Born and raised in Montreal, he now lives in Calgary with his wife and three children.
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