"Go west, young man." Mark Forsythe is an
In 1984, he joined CBC Radio at
Mark was co-winner of a Webster Award for a documentary on native/non-native relationships and nominated with CBC reporter Karen Tankard for their series 'No Fish, No Future.' After hosting The Afternoon Show for five years he's now heard between and on B.C. Almanac. News, current affairs and a one hour open line connects listeners around the province.
Mark edited and wrote the British Columbia Almanac
in 2001 with net proceeds directed to
Passions include: reading and writing - with a focus on B.C. authors (he's a columnist in BC Bookworld and feature writer for various B.C. publications), running, fly fishing, photography and plucking guitar. He teaches evening courses in Writing for the Media at BCIT with CBC colleague Daniel Getz.
Personalities and production units are being juggled and squeezed for the fall season as CBC Radio Vancouver prepares for another round of budget cuts set for April 1997.
Beginning in September, Cecilia Walters, host of the Vancouver-produced show Almanac, which airs from to weekdays, is being shuffled to an undetermined position in the newsroom. Current Afternoon Show host Mark Forsythe is to replace Walters.