Max Keeping

Max Keeping also known as Winston Maxwell Keeping was born in the year 1942, 1st April. He is a popular and most renowned Canadian broadcaster journalist and also the erstwhile Vice-President of Public and News Affairs of CJOH. Since the year 1972 – 2010, Max worked as the evening news anchor. Moreover, Max worked as the Community Ambassador till 2012 March.

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Early Life & Education

Max was born and brought-up at Grand Bank in Newfoundland & Labrador. He started his career as a journalist during the season 1950’s and worked as a sports director of St. John’s Evening Telegram. He got a prestigious designation in his young age when he was 16. Further Max served for VOCM and CJCH radio station at Halifax. During the year 1965, Max moved to Ottawa and he turned as the Parliamentary Reporter of CFRA radio. He hosted plenty of news shows in CJOH during the year 1972, November. He appeared regularly at the 6’o clock news everyday in the North America. Later in the year 1972, Max returned to Newfoundland for running the Progressive Conservative during the October Federal Election. He won the 2nd place following Don Jamieson with 25% of vote. Once when the federal election got over, Max returned to his previous posting at CJOH.


Max Keeping spent most of his life by being an active member of community activities. He is a person holding many responsibilities such as CTV’s Ambassador, Ambassador of CHEO, Ottawa Senators Foundation and more. Besides all these, Max is an active member of Order of Ontario, Order of Canada and also he has the honorary degree from the Ottawa and Carleton University. Max served as the news beacon at CTV and with his significant presentation, he brought 200 plus appearances every year on behalf of service groups, charities, schools and neighborhoods.

During the year 2005, Max Keeping anchored Light Up The Night Show sharing the stage with Brea Lawrenson. Spectators were so much excited and thrilled to watch “up close and personal” to see their favorite hosts presenting the show.  Max won the Ontario Medal of Good Citizenship for being an active participant of Order of Canada. During the year 2003, he won the Gemini award and in the year 2004 he won the Ottawa United Way Community Builder and several other awards as well.

Social activities

The new wing Children’s Hospital functioning at the Eastern Ontario was referred in his honor. He gave his lending hands to raise 100 million dollars when he was 34 years of age. He is a wonderful human who shared his efforts and lending hands to the needy non-profit organizations. He is always ready to serve and help the people suffering from deadly illness and health troubles.


Max won the prestigious Gemini Award for his humanitarian work in the year 2003. In the year 2007, he won the honorary doctorate from the Ottawa University. In the year 2009, he won the honorary doctorate from the University of Carleton. Besides this, he has won plenty of awards and honors.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 1 Apr, 1942
Age: 78 yrs
Occupations: News presenter
Citizenship: Canada
Birth Place: Grand Bank
Gender: Male
Description: Canadian broadcaster
Net Worth 2021: 4 million
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Last Modified: Jun 26 2020
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