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26th Jul 2022

TCA Ep995: Patricia Boal of CTV News On Her Days Covering Sports, The Abuse Journalists Are Taking, Working The Vancouver Olympics, Her Ottawa Craft Beer Favourites & More

We’ve waited a long time to make this episode happen and we’re so thrilled to welcome Patricia Boal of the 6pm news on CTV Ottawa to the Tall Can Audio Studio for the first time.

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So much to cover with Patricia including her days teaching our buddy Steve Lloyd the ropes, her career path through Ottawa radio to Headline Sports and theScore and on to the CTV News in Ottawa, her experiences covering the Olympics including Vancouver 2010, some of the biggest stories Patricia has dealt with since taking over the anchor seat, whether she was treated differently as a woman while covering sports, the added abuse journalists are taking online these days from people who don’t trust them, where sports meets news in a city like Ottawa and so much more.

You can catch Patricia Boal every night at 6pm on the CTV News in Ottawa.

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A Canadian Sports & Craft Beer Podcast.
Tall Can Audio is an Ontario-based sports, craft beer, comedy and culture pod with a focus on the NHL and beyond. Join Matt Robinson, Rob Christy and the rest of the TCA Crew as we sample a local craft beer on each show while discussing whatever's on our minds from the world of sports, music, or anything else that's making us laugh that day. Plus tons of great guests thrown in to the mix as we go. Yes - we could be accused of occasionally going a little overboard on the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators. Join us for a pint and a chat!

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