Famous Burlingtonians

Norm Marshall - TV and Radio Host

Norm Marshall began his career in radio broadcasting, and spent many years working at stations in the Hamilton, Montreal, Windsor/Detroit and Buffalo areas. Norm moved into television in 1952 becoming a celebrity in this new medium. He joined CHCH TV 11 in 1954 working as a news and sports commentator until 1988. Throughout his career, Norm brought a large amount of innovation to the industry including being the first sportscaster to give a fully reconstructed dramatization of an NHL hockey game using teletyped reports. Norm worked as the President of Norm Marshall Associates, a Public Relations and Promotion organization. Marshall passed away in 2008.