Peter Mansbridge is a British-born Canadian retired news anchor. From 1988 to 2017, he was chief correspondent for CBC News and anchor of The National, CBC Television’s flagship nightly newscast. He was also host of CBC News Network’s Mansbridge One on One.
Peter Mansbridge Biography
Mansbridge is a British-born Canadian retired news anchor. From 1988 to 2017, he was chief correspondent for CBC News and anchor of The National, CBC Television’s flagship nightly newscast. He was also host of CBC News Network’s Mansbridge One on One.
During his time at CBC, Mansbridge has anchored CBC News coverage of major Canadian and international events, from the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the Sept 11, 2001 terrorist attacks to 13 Olympic Games, 34 Canada Day celebrations, 12 Remembrance Day ceremonies, four D-Day anniversaries, every visit by the Queen since 1970, three Royal weddings and two Royal funerals. He has covered every federal election since 1972 and anchored all ten since 1984. Peter has also conducted an estimated 15,000 interviews, including Canadian and global leaders.
Mansbridge began his career in 1968 in Fort Churchill, Manitoba, where he helped develop CBC Radio’s news service to Northern Canada. In 1971, he moved to Winnipeg as a reporter for CBC Radio, and in 1972, joined CBC Television. He became The National’s reporter in Saskatchewan in 1975 and was named one of the program’s parliamentary correspondents in Ottawa in 1976 before being appointed chief correspondent and anchor in 1988. During a decorated career, Mansbridge has received multiple national awards for excellence in broadcast journalism. He has received a dozen honorary degrees from universities across the country and has been recognized by leading universities in the United States and the United Kingdom. Named an officer of the Order of Canada in 2008, Mansbridge was also inducted into the Canadian News Hall of Fame and awarded a lifetime achievement honour by the RTDNA.
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Peter Mansbridge Age
He was born July 6, 1948
Peter Mansbridge Family
Mansbridge was born on July 6, 1948, in London, England. He and his siblings Paul and Wendy were the children of Stanley Harry Mansbridge, DFC (1918–2005), an RAF Wing Commander who worked as a civil servant in England, Malaya, and Canada; and Brenda Louise Mansbridge. His father received a DFC for his service as a navigator aboard an Avro Lancaster bomber during World War II. His grandfather Harry Mansbridge was Canadian and member of the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry.
Peter Mansbridge Wife
Mansbridge has been married three times. His previous marriage to CBC colleague Wendy Mesley (January 6, 1989 – 1992) became regular tabloid fodder in Frank magazine as their marriage ended. He has been married to Canadian actress Cynthia Dale since November 14, 1998, and they have a son, William, born in 1999. Peter also has two daughters from a first marriage to Parm Dhillon, which ended in 1975. He lives in Stratford, Ontario with his family, and also has a summer cottage in the Gatineau Hill.
Peter Mansbridge Children
He has three children a boy named William and two girls. Updates on them will be out.
Peter Mansbridge Height
He stands at an average height and has a moderate body weight.
Peter Mansbridge Salary
His main source of income is especially from being successful. Information in regards to his salary will be out.
Peter Mansbridge Net Worth
His estimated net worth is $1 million which he has accumulated throughout his career as a journalist.
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