Bruce Graham is one of Canada's true multi-media men. He is indeed a rare blend of newsman, writer, actor and professional speaker. His background in broadcasting and his sharp ear for a good story, make his presentations insightful and penetrating. He is an intelligent speaker with insight, humour and a real affection for telling it like it is, and he delights in having the Final Word on any subject matter!
Bruce has been writing news stories for 30 years in both radio and television. He anchored the ATV News in Halifax for a decade and later became the first news director at MITV (now Global) television in Dartmouth. Bruce's nightly television commentaries covered an eclectic array of subjects and earned him the Atlantic Journalism Award. His commentary writing and producing have won him the prestigious University of Kings College Journalism Award and the Ohio State Award from the University of Ohio. Bruce was invited to New York by the prestigious Americas Society to participate in a Press Panel on the mood of English Canada.
Following his departure from the broadcasting industry Bruce successfully pursued his love of writing and acting. The Globe and Mail described his first novel, The Parrsboro Boxing Club as "compelling." Upon completing this novel, the Nova Scotia Legislature passed a Resolution stating:"All MLA's praise Bruce Graham for his interest and support of rural Nova Scotia while providing some historical background and insight both for us and future generations on the way of life in rural Nova Scotia so many years ago." Bruce's second novel, Dream of a Dove, is based on the life of a Nova Scotia sea captain. He is now writing his third novel to be published in 2004.
Bruce has appeared in many television movies including Martha Inc. featuring Cybil Shepard and in Footsteps, starring Candice Bergen. His newest role has Bruce cast as CNN's Larry King in the television movie chronicling the Elizabeth Smart Story.
Bruce delivers a number of topics to inform and inspire. In addition to keynotes on the media, broadcasting and Canadian leadership, Bruce is a master communicator and customizes sessions on how to develop improved internal and external communication skills. Drawing upon his vast experience in the media, he delivers the real truths about the media and how to best prepare for an interview or to get better publicity for your organization.
Bruce is an honors graduate from the Cambridge School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He lives on the shores of Armstrong Lake in Southwest Hants County, Nova Scotia.