Mark Kelley Biography
An Emmy award-winning television journalist, Mark Kelley is well known for anchoring The National and hosting the CBC News Morning, CBC News: Disclosure and Connect with Mark Kelley. He is associated with CBC News since 1990. For his extensive professionalism, he is a six-time Gemini/ Canadian Screen award winner.
Early Life & Education
Mark Kelley was born in 1971 in Beaconsfield, Quebec, Canada.He attended the Concordia University in Montreal and graduated from there. Kelley has not mentioned his parent’s name on social sites. Prior to becoming a TV journalist, he spends seven days as a teacher in a struggling B.C. school in Montreal.
Mark Kelley started his career as a reporter from Quebec in the 1980s. After that, he joined CBC in 1990. Mark co-hosted along with Diana Swain the investigative journalism show “CBS News: Disclosure” from 2002 to 2004. Kelley started a series called ‘7‘ on November 2006, where he spent 7 days in somebody else’s position like being a teacher at the British Columbia’s most concerned high school.
Mark Kelley hosted CBC News Network’s program “Connect with Mark Kelley”, which aired from 2009 to 2012. The show was basically displayed lived from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mark Kelly joined a newsmagazine The Fifth Estate in 2012.
Recently, Kelley has shifted aside from being a regular reporter to concentrating on documentaries and investigative journalism, producing a series of ongoing stories on ‘The National’. His centre is often on issues of bias or controversy.
Among his recent outlines of this type reported in the aftermath of the 2004 Tsunami and a series of reports from the Netherlands, where he attempted to get an insight into the growing anti-Muslim feelings there. He also made a series of reports, where he tried to break down Canadian national stereotypes by conducting Canadians with prejudices about certain people or provinces to visit them.
Kelley is the winner of 5 Gemini awards for his live coverage and documentary work. In 2002, Mark Kelley won Gemini Award for Best Host or Interviewer in a News Information, Talk, or Lifestyle/General Interest Program or Series. Other four awards were for his work on CBC News: Morning, CBC News: Disclosure and The National and CBC’s Beijing Olympic broadcast. He won the 2011 Gemini for Best Host or Interviewer in a News Information Program or Series.
Personal Life & Net Worth
Mark Kelley is a happily married man. He has not mentioned his wife’s name on media however some sites mentioned that she was his producer when he worked in Halifax. Kelly and his better half are said to have four children according to the source
Kelley resides in Toronto along with his family. “I love that in my neighborhood I’m better known as my son’s lacrosse coach than as a guy on TV,” he says. And as the restaurant’s owner sweeps by offering freshly baked organic sweet potato cookies, Kelley adds: “I love this neighborhood. I love that you’re more measured here by what you do in the community than what you do for a living.” Talking about his net worth he has not mentioned his estimated net worth on social sites. He is active on social sites.