Ottawa News Icon Max Keeping Announces Retirement

- CTV News' Graham Richardson to replace Keeping as Anchor of Ottawa's CTV NEWS AT SIX with Carol Anne Meehan -

OTTAWA, Dec. 3 /CNW/ - After 51 years in journalism, veteran newsman Max Keeping is stepping down as Vice-President of News and Anchor of CTV Ottawa's flagship newscast. Keeping's last day is set for March 31, 2010 at which time he will become CTV Ottawa's Community Ambassador. Graham Richardson will replace Keeping at the anchor desk along side Keeping's long-time co-anchor Carol Anne Meehan.

"Max Keeping is the greatest news anchor that the Ottawa and Seaway Valleys ever had," said Robert Hurst, President CTV News. "He is a beacon in the community and has touched thousands of people through his work on-air, with various charities, service groups, neighbourhoods, and schools. He will be greatly missed by his colleagues at CTV and his viewers."

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For further information: For further information: Emily Young Lee, CTV Inc., (416) 332-7367,

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