Dawson to speak at Hall of Fame dinner
Robert (Bob) Dawson will be the guest speaker at the 2018 Glengarry Sports Hall of Fame dinner and ceremony, on Aug. 15, at Glengarry Sports Palace, in Alexandria.
Though he graduated from Ohio State University after studying chemical engineering, the majority of Dawson’s professional life has been spent in broadcast media.
Over the years, he has crossed paths with many interesting characters, highlights of which he will share with attendees of the dinner ceremony.
Dawson, who is the owner/president of Mad Moose Television, has a resume that includes roles as director/vice-president of CBC Television (mobile division), president of Transworld Television, vice-president television of “Just for Laughs,” president of Reseau des Sports (RDS), and anchor / news director and general manager/vice-president of TeleCapitale Television.
Over a decade ago, Bob and his spouse, Melanie, re-located to Glengarry county, in the Martintown area, where they reside on a hobby farm. This is where he was christened with the nickname “Farmer Bob.”