Tony Tighe Leaving Global Calgary after 40-Year Career

By Staff, Global News Calgary   Aug. 1 2018

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Global News Calgary is saying goodbye to a broadcast legend as Tony Tighe  prepares to anchor his final newscast and retire after an accomplished 40 years in the business.
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Tighe started his broadcast career in radio; hosting his own high school radio show in Kapuskasing, Ontario.

That led him to study radio at Loyalist College, then travel west to Calgary where he started his investigative career at CJAY 92.

(Ed. note: Before Calgary Tighe wet his feet in BC Radio at CKOK Penticton and CKEK Cranbrook)

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“Tony Tighe’s stellar reporting and support for community organizations have changed our city for the better,” Global Calgary news director and station manager Chris Bassett said. “No one can cut to the heart of a story like Tony and we have been honoured to work with him for so many years.”

In his 40-year career, Tighe has received numerous awards for his reports and investigations, including the 2002 Better Business Bureau Ethics Award.

In 2015, Tighe received the RTDNA Lifetime Achievement Award for his work.

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Published on August 2, 2018 at 10:05 am by mikedup

Comments

February 12, 2020 - 7:33 pm

Marc Gibbons

Who took over after Tony? I have a story of an accident where my son lost half a finger and is in hospital as they battle to save another of his fingers after getting them ripped off playing basket ball in a kids play place!! 4038616272


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