Murray Chercover Passes

CTV is bidding farewell to a broadcasting pioneer who helped shape the network from its inception. Former CTV President and CEO Murray Chercover died Saturday from complications following pneumonia. He was 80.

Chercover was born in Montreal in 1929. In 1944, at the age of 15, Chercover began the career that would take him to the presidency of Canada’s first private television network with a job at radio station CFPA in Port Arthur.
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