Alumnus Mark Kelley wins an Emmy
Co-host of CBC’s the fifth estate Mark Kelley, BA 85, picked up an International Emmy Award for his investigative documentary "Made in Bangladesh."
First aired in October 2013, it explores the dangerous working conditions in Bangladesh’s garment industry following the fatal collapse of the Rana Plaza factory earlier that year.
Kelley traveled to Bangladesh and tracked down garment workers who said they were forced to continue making clothes in dangerous conditions to supply Canadian retailers.
The International Emmy Awards were presented in New York City on September 30.
The fifth estate is Canada's premier investigative documentary program. The program airs on CBC Television on Fridays at 9 p.m.
- Watch the documentary "Made in Bangladesh."
A graduate of Concordia and recipient of a Distinguished Alumni Award, Kelley recently returned to his alma mater to give the Department of Journalism's Reader's Digest Annual Public Lecture, Secrets, sources and scoops.