Welcome to the show.

 

Mark Sutcliffe is a writer, broadcaster, entrepreneur and volunteer. Mark hosts a daily talk show, Ottawa Today, simulcast on 1310 NEWS and Rogers TV, and appears regularly on Canada’s Parliamentary channel CPAC-TV and Rogers TV. Mark is the founder and CEO of Great River Media Inc., a media company with national and local print, web and event properties and has recently launched a new boutique consulting firm, Sutcliffe+WhalenHe also writes a weekly column for the Ottawa Citizen, where he was previously executive editor.

Mark is an avid runner who has completed 23 marathons and raised more than $180,000 for charity. He is the author Long Road to BostonWhy I RunCanada's Magnificent Marathon and the children's book Big Joe and the Return of Football

If you're interested in having Mark host or emcee your public event, please fill out the form on the contact page.

 
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Writer / Broadcaster

Mark Sutcliffe is the host of Ottawa Today, a daily talk show simulcast on 1310 NEWS and Rogers TV. He also contributes regularly to Canada’s Parliamentary channel, CPAC-TV. He is the back-page columnist of iRun magazine, which he founded in 2008, and writes weekly in the Ottawa Citizen, where he was previously executive editor.

 


Entrepreneur

 

Mark is the CEO of Great River Media Inc., a media company with national and local print, web and event properties, including Ottawa Business Journal and the community newspaper Kitchissippi Times. Mark co-founded the Ottawa Business Journal in 1995 and founded the Kitchissippi Times in 2003.

Mark is also a shareholder in SportStats, a global sports timing company, which operates iRun as part of its media division.

Mark and his colleague Pat Whalen recently launched Sutcliffe+Whalen, a boutique consulting firm for small- to medium-size businesses. Sutcliffe+Whalen helps CEOs and business owners overcome the forces that pull them into operations and never allow them to focus on the strategic actions that will achieve meaningful, long-term growth.

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Volunteer

Mark has served on a wide range of community, business and education boards, including the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce, Invest Ottawa, Run Ottawa, Algonquin College, United Way Ottawa, the Ottawa Community Housing Foundation and the Royal Ottawa Foundation for Mental Health.

Currently, Mark is fundraising for the Ottawa Hospital Foundation, through the Run for a Reason initiative. His team, the Stemcellerators, will be running Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend on May 27-28, 2017 in support of Stem Cell research. Learn how you can help support this campaign.

AROUND TOWN WITH MARK SUTCLIFFE

Mark presenting Bart Yasso a copy of Long Road to Boston at Chicago Marathon 2016. Yasso wrote the foreword to the book.

Mark presenting Bart Yasso a copy of Long Road to Boston at Chicago Marathon 2016. Yasso wrote the foreword to the book.

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