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Carcasole named Global News weekend anchor

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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Connie Thiessen
Connie Thiessen
Connie has worked coast-to-coast as a reporter, editor, anchor and host at CKNW and News 1130 in Vancouver, News 95.7 and CBC in Halifax, and CFCW Edmonton, among other stations. With a passion for music, film and community service, she led News 95.7 to a 2013 Atlantic Journalism Award and regional RTDNA award for Best Radio Newscast. More recently, she was nominated for Music Journalist of the Year at Canadian Music Week 2019. To report a typo or error please email -

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