The Kind of Life It's Been: A Memoir

April 8, 2021
The Kind of Life It's Been: A Memoir

For sixty years, Lloyd Robertson lived his dream of working inbroadcasting, bringing us the major events of the day. Thelongest-serving national TV news anchor in Canadian history, firstfor CBC and then for CTV, Robertson remains one of the mostaccomplished journalists of our time. His career reflects thehistory of the past half century, as he reported on JFK'sassassination, the moon landing, Trudeaumania, Terry Fox's run, theMontreal Massacre, 9/11 and royal weddings, among many otherpivotal moments.In The Kind of Life It's Been, Robertson shares theinside story and The experience he has gained over his long career,from breaking into the business of radio in his hometown ofStratford, Ontario, to joining the CBC and moving to television, tohis highly public departure for CTV and his career as senior editorof CTV News. He shares off-camera moments as well, recountingpersonal stories about his family and friends as he sought tobalance his life as a husband, father and journalist. Written withcandid reflections and a good dose of wit, The Kind of LifeIt's Been will entertain Robertson fans and any Canadianinterested in the inner workings of a frenetic newsroom.