personalities: alan ericson


Please email corrections and additional information to us . Thanks to all who have contributed to this page, including Bill Dulmage, Wilma Blokhuis, Alan Cross, David Marsden and Don Berns.


Alan Ericson

Alan Ericson

News Department (1981-1986)
Real name: Alan Buchnea

Alan writes: (August, 2011):

I was a news reader at CFNY starting in 1981. Then the News Director at the time, Rick Charles, decided I'd be a better reporter. I took that as a kick in the face, but it turned out for the best. I left CFNY in 1986 to join CFRB, the "news voice". When I signed up I wanted to go back to using my real name, Alan Buchnea, but they said "No" we're hiring Alan Ericson, one of the best reporters in Toronto, well known as CFNY's main news reporter". So in 1989 I won the National Radio Award (radio version of a Juno) for Best Reporter/Investigative Journalist for private radio. Thank you Rick Charles/CFNY for turning me into a reporter at a station where many people thought news doesn't matter. It did! Too bad I had to go somewhere else to get the award.

My five years at CFNY were the best years of my professional career.

The baseball team, the NY Wankees, was awsome! Thanks Marg Fardella, for organising that.

Right now, I'm working in Hong Kong. After stints at CNBC and CNN, a local TV station, TVB offered me my own show, to be Executive Producer and host. Called Money Magazine. I did that for 10 years. Oh, and I won an Amnesty International Human Rights Award for a show I did in 2001.

Now I'm in charge of the Financial News at TVB. And still anchoring at the whizzened old age of 58.

Last updated: Thursday, August 25, 2011


Log In Now to leave a comment about this personality!


Sort by Name or by Date of update

Click the personality you want to view:

Steve Anthony
2/26/2012
Dan Duran
1/25/2003
Pat Hurley
6/1/2010
Kevin O'Leary
10/8/2002
Rob Baird
7/7/2009
Scott Eagleson
10/8/2002
William Hutton
5/15/2009
Fred Patterson
12/23/2014
Mary Ellen Beninger
12/23/2014
Dani Elwell
12/22/2014
Liz Janik
7/24/2009
Maie Pauts
6/1/2010
Don Berns
3/2/2015
Pat Enborg
2/12/2003
Graham Jardine
10/8/2002
Nicholas Picholas
4/23/2007
Hal Blackadar
10/8/2002
Alan Ericson
8/25/2011
Live Earl Jive
2/5/2014
Sandra Plagakis
6/13/2005
Pamela Blair
3/5/2007
Phil Evans
7/7/2009
Hedley Jones
6/15/2007
Skip Prokop
7/7/2009
Dave Bookman
6/18/2004
Karen Fisher
1/18/2005
John Jones
2/22/2003
Jim Reid
10/8/2002
Kevin Brauch
11/10/2003
Jim Fonger
12/28/2006
Tim Keele
6/1/2010
Geets Romo
1/25/2003
Brother Bill
12/23/2014
Norah Fountain
10/15/2002
Danny Kingsbury
10/8/2002
Reiner Schwarz
12/22/2014
Ron Bruchal
10/8/2002
Pete Fowler
10/2/2015
Wolfgang Klein
6/11/2010
James Scott
10/8/2002
Maureen Bulley
11/10/2003
Erella Ganon
6/9/2006
George Klybus
10/8/2002
Chris Sheppard
12/23/2014
Mike Cancellara
11/27/2003
Peter Goodwin
10/8/2002
Leslie Kross
10/10/2002
Mike Stafford
10/8/2002
Kim Carrothers
7/28/2005
Pete Griffin
5/25/2011
Bob Lehman
2/3/2003
Martin Streek
7/7/2009
Lee Carter
11/26/2011
Peter Gross
10/8/2002
Al Lutchin
10/8/2002
George Stroumboulopoulos
6/13/2005
Nick Charles
10/8/2002
Ivar Hamilton
3/11/2015
Steve Macaulay
12/9/2011
Randy Taylor
9/26/2003
Rick Charles
10/8/2002
Mike Hanafin
5/24/2011
Kneale Mann
12/23/2014
Andre Tilk
10/8/2002
Michael Compeau
10/8/2002
Hal Harbour
11/26/2011
Tony Mantz
10/8/2002
Skot Turner
2/26/2014
Alan Cross
12/23/2014
John Hesselink
10/10/2002
David Marsden
12/22/2014
Eddy Valiquette
11/26/2011
Greta Culliford
9/29/2003
David Hight
1/18/2005
Anne McLaughlin
11/17/2003
Craig Venn
3/5/2007
Daddy Cool
10/8/2002
Beverly Hills
6/9/2006
Brad McNally
12/23/2014
Visnja
12/23/2014
Austin Delaney
1/25/2003
Josh Holliday
1/11/2007
Stewart Meyers
10/8/2002
Eric Vonn
10/8/2002
Vince DiMaggio
10/8/2002
Kim Hughes
12/23/2014
Rick Muller
10/22/2009
Mike Wixson
10/8/2002
Jim Duff
10/10/2002
Humble Howard
12/23/2014
Danny Nicholson
10/8/2002
Ted Woloshyn
10/8/2002


Monitor this page
for changes!

    
  
it's private  

by ChangeDetection

Got a question? Have some information for us?