Sat, 26 October 2013
Michael Enright has been the host of CBC Radio's The Sunday Edition since 2000, and is one of the most renowned names in Canadian broadcasting. From young newspaper reporter to host of As It Happens, we speak to Enright about his life and career in print and radio.
Direct download: 12_-_BC_-_Michael_Enright_Broadcast_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:13am EDT
Fri, 18 October 2013
George Stroumboulopoulos first came to the CBC in 2005 with The Hour, and in the time that has elapsed since then he's interviewed everyone from Will Ferrell to Noam Chomsky - not to mention virtually every well-known Canadian icon one can think of. We turn the tables on the man with the big red chairs and the impressively long name, and learn about his childhood growing up around Toronto, and his unlikely path into becoming one of this country's best known broadcasters.
Direct download: 12_-_BC_-_George_Strombo_-_Podcast_fixed.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:09pm EDT
Sat, 12 October 2013
Each weekday morning for 90 minutes, CBC Radio's The Current delves into the politics, issues and debates of the day. It is one of the most influential current affairs programs in Canadian society, and it has been hosted by Anna Maria Tremonti since it launched in 2002. In this interview Anna Maria reflects on the memorable moments she's had in her over 10 years as host, and the challenges facing journalism. She also sheds light on how the program comes together each day.
Direct download: 10_-_BC_-_Anna_Maria_Tremonti_-_podcast_67min.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:23pm EDT
Tue, 8 October 2013
In the years since it launched in 2006 as CBC Radio's flagship arts and culture program, Q has become one of the most successful and most-listened-to radio programs in Canada. And as the host and co-creator, much of the show's success goes to Jian Ghomeshi, who has won over legions of listeners and fans with his insightful interviewing style, engaging curiosity, and thoughtful opening essays. In this interview Jian opens up about the critical role that the arts have played in his life, his formative years in Thornhill Ontario, and why he believes that public broadcasting is so essential to the character of Canada.
Direct download: 09a_-_BC_-_Jian_Ghomeshi_-_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:44pm EDT
Sat, 5 October 2013
As the anchor of CBC's The National for over 25 years, Peter Mansbridge has been guiding Canadians through the events, news items and issues of the day. In this interview the veteran news broadcaster speaks about his childhood in Ottawa, his unlikely beginnings with the CBC, and the one interview he would still most like to do.
Direct download: 09b_-_BC_-_Peter_Mansbridge_-_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:55am EDT