Michael Harris - biography

Writer from Canada

Michael Harris (born 1948) is an award-winning Canadian author, investigative journalist, and radio personality who hosted an afternoon radio talk show, Michael Harris Live, on Ottawa-based CFRA, and was a columnist for The Ottawa Sun newspaper until March 2011. Michael Harris Live on CFRA Ottawa was cancelled February 9, 2012. Born in Toronto, Ontario, to Audrey McDonald (née Tilley) and James McDonald, Harris is a graduate of York University in Toronto, and was a Woodrow Wilson Scholar (University College in Dublin, Ireland). Harris went to Newfoundland in 1977, as a story editor for CBC Television owned-and-operated station CBNT's newscast Here and Now, before becoming publisher of The Sunday Express in St. John's, and later the Executive Director of News and Current Affairs for the Newfoundland Broadcasting Company, owners of the local then-CTV affiliate CJON (NTV). Harris was at one time a Queen’s Park correspondent for the National Post. Harris is the author of Justice Denied: The Law Versus Donald Marshall (1986), Unholy Orders: Tragedy at Mount Cashel (Book of the Year, Foundation for the Advancement of Canadian Letters, 1991), Rare Ambition: The Crosbies of Newfoundland  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
MK Harris,M.K. Harris,Michael Knight Harris
Date of birth
1948
Place of birth
Toronto
Nationality
Canada
Parents
Audrey Tilley, James McDonald
Spouse(s)
Shannon Parnell
Profession
Writer, Radio personality, Novelist, Actor, Journalist

Education

Institution From To
York University

Performances

Year Performance Character
2008 Superbadazz
2000 Sonic Impact Jeremy Barrett
1999 Babylon 5: A Call to Arms
1997 The Headhunter's Sister
1996 Sleepstalker
1994 Bar Girls
1993 Zapped Again!

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