Global Toronto reporter Mark Carcasole has been named the new Global News weekend anchor, effective Sept. 15.
Carcasole will anchor the weekend 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts across multiple markets, including Toronto, Halifax, Montreal, Peterborough, Kingston, and Winnipeg.
Carcasole started his broadcast career in 2005 as an anchor and reporter for NewsTalk 1010 (CFRB-AM). He joined Global Toronto in 2012.
He is the recipient of several RTDNA awards, including two Ron Laidlaw Awards for Best Continuing Coverage: one for the TTC Contract Collapse in 2009, and the second for the Jordan Manners murder. In 2007, he received The Edward R. Murrow Award for Spot News Coverage for the Caledonia Standoff, a First Nations dispute over Ontario land claims. He also received three New York Festivals Awards in 2007-08: two for Best Breaking News Coverage for the Caledonia Standoff and the Jordan Manners murder, and one for Best Ongoing News Coverage for the Jordan Manners murder.
Carcasole graduated with honours from the Radio Broadcasting program at Humber College in 2005.
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