John L. Daly reports for the noon, 5pm and 6pm newscasts on Global BC. John has worked at the station since 1980, with the exception of a three and a half year hiatus. John was born in New York City, but considers Vancouver his hometown. He has attended CUNY, York, UBC.
The favourite part of his job: “Watching the smiles spread across the faces of the people we help.”
Of all his accolades, John is proudest of his first Webster Award, when it was still for the best reporting of the year, in any medium, placing his cameraman, editor and himself against other TV, radio, magazines, and newspapers.
John says his most embarrassing on-camera moment came when he was seen standing silent while a jet took off for what seemed like a full minute.
John has two wonderful children and says he is happily divorced. He is also looking after two dogs for some friends.
On his days off, John can be found high in the hills mountain biking or bike touring. His favourite book is “Invisible Man” by Ralph Ellison. His favourite web site is Bourque.