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Below, you will find an alphabetized list of CBC personalities. To search for personality simply click on the appropriate letter in the alphabet line provided. For example, if you would like to read about Peter Mansbridge, simple click on the letter "M" to read the listings for people whose surnames start with letter "M".


Mark Connolly 
Host | Edmonton AM

Mark Connolly is the host of Edmonton AM, CBC radio's morning show. In 2014, he was a moderator for part of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission meeting held in Edmonton.   

He spent 22 years as a sportscaster with CBC Radio and CBC Television before taking the job as news anchor at CBC News Edmonton from 2010 to 2013.

Connolly grew up in Edmonton and in his teens actually worked at CBC Edmonton as a janitor. His first full-time job was in radio in Fort McMurray, Alberta, where he was the play-by-play voice of the Fort McMurray Oil Barons in the Alberta Junior Hockey League. 

He then worked in radio in both Red Deer and Edmonton before starting a weekend job at CBC Edmonton in December 1988, which has evolved through the years to his position today as Host of Edmonton AM.

In his decades with CBC, Connolly has covered eight Olympic Games including the recent Sochi Olympics, numerous world championships, and the 2002 Commonwealth Games.

Mark and his wife have two boys.

Find Mark Connolly online: @MarkConnollyCBC
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