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Sue Prestedge

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Name  Sue Prestedge

Role  Sports commentator

Sue Prestedge is a Canadian sports broadcaster, who was one of Canada's first and most influential female sports journalists.

After working as a sports reporter and anchor for several local television stations, Prestedge joined CBC Television in 1983, and was part of the network's team covering the 1984 Summer Olympics. In that role, she became in 1984 the only woman ever to have won ACTRA's Foster Hewitt Award for Excellence in Sports Broadcasting. She remained with the CBC until the mid-1990s, also covering Olympic games in 1988, 1992 and 1994. Prestege also anchored Toronto and Ontario local morning shows on CBC Radio in the 1980s and 1990s.

Prestedge subsequently became director of the broadcast journalism program at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario. In 2001, she was named senior vice president of WTSN, the world's first television channel devoted exclusively to women's sports. The channel ceased operations in 2003, and Prestedge rejoined the CBC in a management role.

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