Class of 2023
At the time of his induction, Jon Hynes was the lead producer for more than 800 CFL telecasts on TSN, including 28 playoff games and the last 14 Grey Cups. He joined the network in 1989 and five years later was assigned to CFL games as an associate producer and isolation director. Hynes helped launch “CFL on TSN,” began producing broadcasts in 1998 and ultimately became TSN’s senior producer of live events. He has gained an unmatched, encyclopedic knowledge of the league while winning two Canadian Screen Awards and earning 10 nominations for best live sporting event, including the 100th Grey Cup in 2012. A native of Dundas, Hynes also won two Gemini Awards for TSN’s coverage of the world junior hockey championships. Along with Olympic assignments in 2010 and 2012 he also produced broadcasts of the NBA, NHL and CHL. Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame on November 19, 2023.