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Memorable Manitobans: Michael Thomas Sposito (1957-2014)

Journalist.

Born at Winnipeg on 12 January 1957, he was educated at West Kildonan Collegiate. He studied journalism then worked at a radio station in Kenora, Ontario and was Sports Director at CKX in Brandon. He spent four years as Bureau Chief Chief for South Africa for an international new agency then worked as Bureau Chief in Israel before becoming Bureau Chief for Reuters in Rome. After stepping down from the position, he freelanced for Reuters and Associated Press. He died at Palestrina, Italy on 11 July 2014.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 23 August 2014.

We thank Frances Kasper for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 August 2014

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