Former CBC anchor Knowlton Nash dead at age 86, CBC confirms

By Staff, The Canadian Press
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TORONTO - Former CBC news anchor Knowlton Nash is dead at the age of 86.

Nash had a long reporting career before he took over CBC's flagship newscast the National in 1978.

He held the job for a decade until he stepped down to make way for Peter Mansbridge.

The CBC said Nash had been struggling with Parkinson's disease for several years.

Organizations: CBC

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