Maurice Cacho is an award-winning journalist living and working in Toronto. He’s currently the Deputy Editor of the Toronto Star’s Wheels section.
He joined the Star after several years at CTV News working as an online news producer. In addition to several daily duties involved with the news website, he produced the W5 investigative team’s web content and increased page views by 160% in one season.
From editing and assigning everything from election coverage to crime headlines to viral community stories, he’s handled it all.
In the past, he’s worked as a technology and social media expert, discussing tech news, social media, Twitter and Facebook trends. Maurice was a regular contributor on CTV News Channel, App Central TV – and was a freelance blogger for MSN.ca’s Tech & Gadgets channel. Topics would include everything technology news, viral videos, gadget reviews, social media and tech troubleshooting.
His experience also includes working as a web journalist at CP24, writing daily news stories for the website. At CP24 he was also the co-host of a weekly technology show on CP24 – Webnation. Maurice also started CP24′s Twitter account and developed their Twitter strategy, now the most-followed news organization in Canada.
Maurice has appeared as a knowledgeable and energetic personality on several shows including CTV News Channel’s PowerPlay and Canada AM, CP24′s Live at Noon and MuchMusic’s Much on Demand (MoD).
He is available to comment and discuss automotive trends, technology news, tech trends and hot new gadgets for TV, radio, online and print.
CONTACT: Send an email to maurice [dot] cacho [at] gmail [dot] [com]
Prior to joining CTV, he worked at several other media outlets including The Canadian Press, the Hamilton Spectator, G4TechTV, Carguide Magazine, World of Wheels and the Eyeopener. From federal elections to murders to cutting-edge tech gadgets, he’s covered it all.
His work as a reporter has appeared in daily newspapers and magazines across Canada, on national TV and to a global audience over the web.
Maurice loves to play soccer and ski. He also has a passion for photography, cars and making fantastic Spanish tapas.
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