Thursday, October 28 - International Animation Day
MC: Marke Driesschen
Marke Driesschen is a Weathercaster for CTV News at Five, CTV News at Six and CTV News at 11:30. A graduate of Seneca College in Toronto from Radio-TV Arts, Driesschen started his broadcasting career in radio with CFMC FM in Saskatoon. Marke started his television debut as a Weathercaster for STV in Saskatoon and then moved to Winnipeg as a Weathercaster and Entertainment Reporter for CKND TV. In the early 1990’s he moved out west to Vancouver where he was the host for Your Town on CKVU TV, as well as their weather specialist. When Marke isn’t telling us about the weather, you may see him up on the big screens, as he has appeared in Smallville, Mr. Magoo and The Dead Zone. Marke also enjoys spending time with his family and loves to spend his vacation time in Hawaii.
Friday, October 29
MC: Greg Kettner
Greg Kettner makes people laugh. Born and raised in Hong Kong, he has lived all over the world. His first joke on stage was in 2005 on a dare from a buddy and he hasn't looked back. Greg's had the opportunity to scuba dive with sharks, carry the Olympic Torch, he's survived three heart operations and performed in Las Vegas. He's met all three comic heroes, Billy Cosby, Craig Ferguson and Robin Williams. Greg is a huge supporter of 'Movember,' a charity for prostate cancer. Greg tours throughout the US and Canada and has been heard on XM Radio and at the Vancouver Comedy Festival. He also performed for HUB International, Business Objects, Coca Cola, 2010 Winter Paralympic Games, Vancouver Canucks, SAP, Kayak for a Cure and Autism BC. Greg lives in Vancouver, with no wife, no kids, just a couple of jokes.