Kearney, Jim

KEARNEY, Jim, journalist (b 1922, Victoria; d 22 Aug 2008, N Vancouver). His NEWSPAPER career began at the VICTORIA Times as a copy runner fresh out of high school. He quickly graduated to general news reporting and in 1943 moved across GEORGIA STRAIT to the VANCOUVER SUN. After a short stint writing general features, he transferred to the sports department and sports was where he remained. He worked in Toronto for the Canadian Press and London with Reuters before returning to VANCOUVER in the...

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