Kevin Horner, 60, suddenly on Feb. 2. A graduate of SAIT’s Class of 1987, Horner started with CTV Calgary (CFCN) part-time while still a student and went on to a 33-year career with the station as a news photographer. He retired from the station just over two years ago. Horner is remembered by colleagues as a tech enthusiast and early adopter, whose generosity was legendary.
Cecil William Browne, 90, on Jan 2. Browne grew up in Ottawa where his father worked in the federal government communications department, responsible for granting TV and radio licenses. Following Browne’s graduation from Ryerson Polytechnic, his own broadcasting career spanned 40 years, starting at CBC-TV Ottawa. Browne was a cameraman on one of the first live TV broadcasts in Canada and went on to produce and direct sports telecasts for CBC Sports, ranging from CFL, Major League Baseball and Hockey Night in Canada games to curling, track and field, and skiing. Browne worked on eight Olympic Games, in addition to Pan Am Games and Commonwealth Games. He also produced documentaries, including series Bytown Sketches, showcasing Ottawa and the Ottawa Valley.
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