KENT MORRISON OFFICIALLY JOINS GLOBAL NEWS MORNING EDMONTON AS PERMANENT MEMBER OF THE TEAM

Morrison Will Also Continue to Host Global News at Noon  

Kent Morrison Officially Joins Global News Morning Edmonton

For Immediate Release

EDMONTON, September, 13, 2019 – It’s official. Global Edmonton announced today that Kent Morrison has joined the Global News Morning team on a permanent basis, working alongside Erin Chalmers, Mike Sobel and Daintre Christensen on-air weekdays from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Kent Morrison will also continue to anchor Global News at Noon.  Morrison has been a news anchor and reporter for Global Edmonton since 2014. Previously anchoring Global News Morning on the weekends, Morrison has been filling in for Shaye Ganam since his departure to sister radio station 630 CHED.

After working for other broadcasters, Kent joined Global Regina as the sports anchor in 2013. In 2014, Kent moved to Edmonton to host Global News Mornings Saturdays and Sundays with Kevin O’Connell. Originally from Moose Jaw, he graduated with honours from the University of Regina’s School of Journalism in 2010. Kent spent two years in Oakland, California on a baseball scholarship after graduating from high school.

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