Citytv Mourns the Loss of Canadian Television Icon Mark Dailey
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Citytv Mourns the Loss of Canadian Television Icon
“Mark was quite literally THE VOICE of Citytv and CityNews. He was smart, funny and a brilliant broadcaster. He touched so many lives,” commented
"Mark was an outstanding news journalist," commented Jamie Haggarty, Executive Vice President, Television Operations, Rogers Media Television. "He has left an imprint on our station and community forever and will be deeply missed."
His distinguished career spanned over 30 years with Citytv. As anchor for CityNews at Six and CityNews Tonight, Mark delivered the news that mattered most to the local community and Greater Toronto Area. His iconic baritone was instantly recognizable as the voice that helped shape and define Citytv and
Some of his most notable career highlights include receiving a national Radio and Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) award for the CityNews serial, I Want Work and a Letter of Appreciation from the Governor General of
His charitable involvement over the years includes work with Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Salvation Army, St. John Ambulance, the Sick Children's hospital Therapeutic Clown Program, Jennifer Ashleigh Foundation, Kinder Foundation, Alzheimer Society, and many others.
Six years ago, Mark successfully battled prostate cancer. As a tireless advocate for prostate screening, his award-winning CityNews series on his own treatment helped to increase awareness of the disease. Mark was also the spokesperson for Prostate Cancer
Tonight CityNews at Six will air a special tribute to Mark Dailey.
An image of
Citytv™ television stations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg offer viewers intensely-local, urban-oriented, culturally-diverse television programming. A distinct alternative to other conventional television stations, Citytv engages its viewers with dynamic on-air personalities and delivers an entertaining mix of news, local-interactive formats such as: Breakfast Television and CityLine; as well as local Canadian and US acquired prime time entertainment programming. Citytv is a part of Rogers Broadcasting Limited, a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE: RCI) which is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. For more information on Citytv stations and programming, visit Citytv.com.