Michael Hainsworth is a business reporter for CTV Toronto and CTV affiliates across the country. He anchors The Close on Canada's financial news network, Business News Network (formerly Report on Business Television). He also files business reports for Toronto all-news channel CablePulse24 and national cable news network CTV News Channel. Hainsworth also co-hosts App Central with Amber MacArthur, television's first weekly smartphone app review show according to David, Silverberg. http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/305139. Retrieved 29 March 2011. Missing or empty
A veteran Toronto broadcaster, Michael got his start in radio at Mix 99.9 in 1988 producing overnight music and current affairs shows while still in high school. Hainsworth's 11 years in radio include 6 at the all news station 680 News. During his tenure as a reporter for the station, Hainsworth won awards, including the 1998 Best Spot News award from Toronto Police for his breaking news coverage of the crash of the RAF Nimrod during the Canadian International Airshow. He later went on to anchor afternoon drive before moving to the business desk.
In 2000, Hainsworth moved to television, taking a position in the nascent ROBTv/BNN.
Hainsworth frequently refers to himself on-air as a "computer geek" and maintains a technology and human interest oriented blog at http://www.hainsworth.com that features stories often covered for the networks. Hainsworth also used to operate a Mac-oriented FirstClass Bulletin Board System (BBS) called "Sanctuary".
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