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Employment History

Director of News and Information Programming

CTV Inc

Assistant News Director

CTV Inc

Senior Anchor and News Director

CTV Inc

Regional Vice-Chair and A Broadcaster Representative

Canadian Broadcast Standards Council

President

Radio Television News Directors Association

National President

RTNDA Canada

Senior Anchor and Assistant News Director

CH News Inc

Assistant News Director

CHEK TV

Evening News Anchor

CHEK TV

Senior Anchor and Assistant News Director

CHEK TV

News Director

The New VI

Chair

National Editorial Committee for Broadcast News Limited

Member, and Chair

National Editorial Committee for Broadcast News Limited

News Director - Senior News Anchor

A-Channel

Affiliations

Member, B.C. Board
Canadian Broadcast Standards Council

Board Member
Radio Television News Directors Association

Board Member
RTNDA Canada

Education



SAIT

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CBSC | About - The CBSC's Panel Adjudicators

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Hudson Mack, Regional Vice-Chair and a broadcaster representative, is the Senior Anchor and Director of News and Information Programming at CTV Twoin Victoria. His career began in the BC interior in 1980 at CJFC TV and Radio in Kamloops and CKPG TV and Radio in Prince George and, before joining 'A' News Vancouver Island, he served as Senior Anchor and Assistant News Director at CHEK News for 19 years. Well-known and respected within the Vancouver Island community, Hudson has been named "Most Popular Victoria Television Personality" in TV Week Magazine polls on four occasions. His charitable and community initiatives include the Canadian Cancer Society, Variety - The Children's Charity, United Way and BC Children's Hospital. In 2002, he received the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal for Community Service and was also awarded the Canadian Association of Broadcasters' Gold Ribbon Award for Outstanding Community Service by an Individual Broadcaster. Hudson was a member of the 2009 Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock team, cycling the length of Vancouver Island to raise money and awareness for children's cancer programs and research. Also in 2009, Royal Roads University named Hudson as the recipient of its Chancellor's Community Recognition Award. His community commitments extend to the Canadian Forces; in 2007, he was named Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel of the 741 Communications Squadron in Victoria. Hudson Mack has served on the Board of Directors of the Radio-Television News Directors Association from 1990 to 2008, including two terms as President. He also represented Canada on the International RTNDA Board from 2002 to 2008. He is a member, and the former chair, of the Broadcast News National Editorial Committee. Mack's work has contributed to 30 industry awards for his station, including the RTNDA Canada's Bert Cannings Award for Best Newscast, the Charlie Edwards Award for Breaking News Coverage, and 17 international (RTNDA) Edward R. Murrow Awards.


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Hudson Mack

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Hudson Mack
News Director / Senior News Anchor
Hudson Mack is part of the fabric of the community on Vancouver Island and is an enduring figure in Canada's broadcasting industry.
Hudson has been covering news on Vancouver Island since coming to Victoria in 1985. He joined CTV News in 2004 as Senior Anchor and Director of News and Information Programming, after 19 years as Senior Anchor and Assistant News Director at CHEK TV.
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Hudson was a member of the 2009 Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock team, cycling the length of Vancouver Island to raise money and awareness for children's cancer programs and research. Hudson set an individual record for fundraising with more than $146,000 raised. In 2002, after receiving the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal, he hosted a luncheon for the Royal Couple as the Queen embarked on her jubilee tour of Canada. His commitment to the community also includes service to the Canadian Forces. From 2007 to 2011, he served as Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel of the 741 Communications Squadron in Victoria.
Hudson has also made a significant contribution to the broadcasting industry in Canada. He served nearly two decades, from 1990 until 2008, in the Board of Directors of the Radio-Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), including two terms as RTDNA Canada President, and he represented Canada on the Board of RTDNA International from 2002 until 2008. He has served since 1997 as BC Regional Vice-Chair of the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council. Hudson is also former chair of the broadcast National Editorial Committee of the Canadian Press. He also helps educate future generations of broadcasters, sitting on the Curriculum Advisory Panel for the Broadcast Journalism program at the BC Institute of Technology and on the Advisory Council for the School of Communication at Royal Roads University.
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Hudson enjoys the climate and lifestyle that Vancouver Island offers. He likes the year-round golf and cycling, enjoys fitness, and loves dogs. He especially loves spending time with his wife Patty, his three children, Rachel, Hamilton, and Sheldon, and his Airedale, Sophie.
Follow Hudson on Twitter: @CTVHudson


Hudson Mack resigns from ...

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Hudson Mack resigns from CTV Vancouver Island

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In a statement, Mack confirmed his unexpected departure and said the time is right to pursue other opportunities.
"Tomorrow is my 54th birthday," he said.
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Mack has served as senior anchor and news director at CTV Vancouver Island, and its predecessor A Channel News, since 2004.
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Mack has been covering news on Vancouver Island since 1985. Prior to joining CTV, he spent 19 years as senior anchor and assistant news director at CHEK TV.
"Thank you to the people of Vancouver Island who have welcomed me into their homes every night for nearly 30 years," Mack said.


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Hudson Mack

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Hudson Mack
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Hudson MackWhen asked about his career in broadcasting , Hudson is both modest and proud.Modest about his own talent and accomplishments and proud of his family background which made a career in broadcasting a natural for him.
My late father , Clarence Mack , was a Calgary radio institution , he says.He owned the morning ratings with his 'Toast and Marmalade' program on CFAC in the 50's and 60's.My late brother Byron MacGregor had a very successful career pioneering the 20/20 news style at CKLW Windsor/Detroit which he highlighted by his multi-million selling record 'The Americans'.He donated the $100 , 000 proceeds to the Red Cross..
With both father and brother as role models it was not surprising that following high school in Salmon Arm , Hudson decided to enroll in Broadcast Journalism at SAIT ( Southern Alberta Institute of Technology ) in Calgary.
In 1985 , after acquiring news experience at stations in Kamloops and Prince George , Hudson moved to Victoria and joined CHEK TV as the late evening news anchor.In 1988 , Hudson was asked to take over the anchor chair for the highly rated CHEK TV News at 5 : 30.
In recognition of his skill as a broadcast journalist , Hudson's earned CHEK TV the RTNDA ( Radio and TV News Directors' Association ) Charlie Edwards Spot News Award for his coverage of the tragic rowing accident on Elk Lake in January 1988.
After three terms on the RTNDA board and a term as national vice-president for television , Hudson served two terms as national president of RTNDA Canada from 1995 to 1997.He is also a chair of the National Editorial Committee of Broadcast News Limited and sits on the B.C. board of the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council.The CBSC administers industry self-regulatory codes on ethics and gender issues.
He is also active in the community supporting the Canadian Cancer Society , the Greater Victoria Hospitals Foundation , Variety Club and Lions Society for Children with Disabilities.
Hudson enjoys year-round golfing in Victoria as well as reading and writing and spending time with his family.He is an also an ardent Coronation Street fan.
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Hudson Mack, Regional Vice-Chair and a broadcaster representative, is the Senior News Anchor and News Director at TheNewVI in Victoria.His career began in the BC interior in 1980 at CJFC TV and Radio in Kamloops and CKPG TV and Radio in Prince George and, before joining TheNewVI, he served as Senior Anchor and Assistant News Director at CH News for the previous 19 years.Well-known and respected within the Vancouver Island community, Hudson has twice been named "Most Popular Victoria Television Personality" in TV Week Magazine polls.His charitable and community initiatives include Variety - The Children's Charity, United Way and BC Children's Hospital.In 2002, he received the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal for Community Service and was also awarded the Canadian Association of Broadcasters' Gold Ribbon Award for Outstanding Community Service by an Individual Broadcaster.Hudson Mack has served on the Board of Directors of the Radio-Television News Directors Association since 1990 including two terms as President.He represents Canada on the International RTNDA Board.He is a member, and the former chair, of the Broadcast News National Editorial Committee.Mack's work has contributed to several industry awards for his station, including the RTNDA Canada's Bert Cannings Award for Best Newscast, twice, and the Charlie Edwards Award for Breaking News Coverage.

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