Canadian Delegation at Beijing Congress

By Don Goodwin

John Hinnen, member of the Board of Directors was Sports Media Canada’s delegate to the AIPS Congress held in Beijing in May.

John Hinnen

John Hinnen

Hinnen, who is now VP and General Manager of Toronto’s popular 680 News Radio, reported the Congress to be an acknowledged success.

His former career as a respected sports journalist has left Hinnen both knowledgeable about and working for the development and improvement of sports journalism in Canada.

Sports Media Canada Board member Carlos Garcia also participated in the Congress in his role as AIPS First Vice President.