List of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation personalities


List of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation personalities

This is a list of past and present personalities associated with the television and radio arms of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

A

*Roger Abbott, "Royal Canadian Air Farce"
*Sandra Abma
*Vik Adhopia
*Jelena Adzic, CBC News entertainment
*Rubina Ahmed
*Andrew Allan
*Tom Allen
*Steve Armitage, CBC-Sports reporter and play-by-play announcer
*Peter Armstrong
*Adrienne Arsenault
*Geneviève Asselin, first news anchor to appear on RDI
*Bruce Attridge
*Nahlah Ayed
*Dan Aykroyd, "Coming Up Rosie", as Purvis Bickle

B

*Randy Bachman
*Jaeny Baik
*Brent Bambury, host of "Go", "Brave New Waves", "Midday"
*James Barber, hosted a cooking show called "The Urban Peasant"
*Kristina Barnes
*Andy Barrie, "Metro Morning"
*Sandra Bartlett
*Marie-France Bazzo
*Jean Bédard
*Nadira Begg
*Ralph Benmergui, host of "Midday"
*Avril Benoit, "This Morning"
*Guy Bertrand
*Dan Bjarnason
*Arthur Black
*Daniel Bouchard
*Marie-Josée Bouchard
*Denise Bombardier, hosted, among others, the shows "Présent international", "Le point", "Noir sur blanc" (1979-1983) and "Trait-d'union" (1987-1988)
*Susan Bonner, "The National" reporter
*Brigitte Bougie
*Harry Brown
*Ian Brown
*Jim Brown
*Laurie Brown
*Patrick Brown, reporter, long-time China correspondent of CBC-News
*Robin Brown
*Yvette Brend
*Maureen Brosnahan
*Dianne Buckner
*Barbara Budd, "As It Happens"
*Stanley Burke
*Tony Burman
*Lauren Burrows

C

*Spence Caldwell
*Bill Cameron, correspondent and anchor
*Earl Cameron, "The National"
*Frank Cameron, CBHT's "First Edition" weather man and sometimes anchor; host of "Frank's Bandstand", Oct. 1964 to June 1965
*Cassie Campbell
*John Candy, "Coming Up Rosie", as Wally Wypyzypywchuk
*Katherine Canty
*Pat Carrabré
*Dzintars Cers
*Michel Chabot
*Henry Champ
*Christiane Charette
*Ron Charles
*Wei Chen
*Don Cherry, "Hockey Night in Canada"
*Don Chevrier
*Jenna Chow
*Lisa Christiansen
*Natalie Chung
*Natalie Clancy
*John Clark Host "Junior Magazine" 1956-60
*Portia Clark
*Adrienne Clarkson, former Governor General of Canada hosted shows such as "Take 30" and "the fifth estate"
*Véronique Cloutier
*Bob Cole, "Hockey Night in Canada"
*Michael Colton
*David Common
*Ernie Coombs, "Mr. Dressup"
*Jim Corcoran, "À Propos"
*Ward Cornell
*Pierre Craig
*Gavin Crawford, "Royal Canadian Air Farce"
*Myra Cree
*Alain Crevier
*Mark Critch, "This Hour Has 22 Minutes"
*Kelly Crowe
*Jim Curray
*Chris Cuthbert, play-by-play sports announcer
*Nick Czernkovich, meteorologist

D

*Brian Dance
*Garth Dawley
*Gill Deacon, "The Gill Deacon Show"
*Brooks DeCillia
*Martine Defoy
*Bernard Derome, "Le Téléjournal"
*Claude Desbiens
*Doug Dirks
*Parker Barss Donham, political commentator on CBHT's "First Edition"
*Gordon Donaldson - covered space exploration
*Joan Donaldson - former journalist and producer of CBC Newsworld
*Terry Donnelly
*Bronwyn Drainie
*Camille Dubé
*Jonathan Dube
*Errol Duchaine
*Jean-René Dufort
*Katherine Duncan
*Nancy Durham
*Simon Durivage
*Howard Dyck

E

*Lorne Elliott, "Madly Off in All Directions"
*Louise Elliott
*Margaret Evans
*Michael Enright, "Sunday Edition"
*Mary Jo Eustace

F

*François Faucher
*Don Ferguson, "Royal Canadian Air Farce"
*Gillian Findlay
*Danny Finkleman
*Robert Fisher
*Teresa Fisico (meteorologist)
*Darren Flutie, CFL colour commentator
*Ken Finkleman
*Mary Lou Finlay, "As It Happens", "The Journal"
*Harry Flemming, political commentator on CBHT's "First Edition"
*Dave Foley, "Kids in the Hall", from 1989-1994
*Harry Forestell
*Craig Forrest - MLS match analyst (alongside Nigel Reed, 2007 only), general soccer commentator.
*Christine Fournier
*Michael J. Fox, "The Master", in "The Magic Lie" series, 1978
*Yuani Fragata
*Greg Frers
*Elliotte Friedman
*Barbara Frum, host of "As It Happens" (1971-1981) and "The Journal" (1982-1992)

G

*Vicki Gabereau, radiocaster
*Denis Gagné
*Gilles Gagnon
*Céline Galipeau
*Danny Gallivan, Hockey Night in Canada play-by-play announcer
*Matt Galloway
*Hana Gartner
*Lana Gay
*Mitsou Gélinas
*Anthony Germain
*Jian Ghomeshi
*Bill Gillespie
*David Gilmour
*Jonathan Goldstein
*Bill Good, former anchor for CBUT's "NewsCentre" (1978-1989)
*Rob Gordon, news reporter in the Maritimes (CBHT)
*Jurgen Gothe
*Joseph Goudie
*Gilles Gougeon
*Luba Goy, "Royal Canadian Air Farce"
*Laurie Graham
*Paul Grant
*Alain Gravel
*Arvel Gray
*Lorne Greene, CBC's chief radio announcer (1939-1942), covering much of World War II
*Christopher Grosskurth
*Liz Grogan
*David Gutnick
*Peter Gzowski

H

*Cathy Haag
*Aamer Haleem
*Chris Hall
*David Halton
*Matthew Halton
*Marie-Lynn Hammond
*Ian Hanomansing, "Canada Now"
*Adrian Harewood
*Tom Harrington
*Jane Hawtin
*Geraldine Heaney
*Chantal Hebert, political commentator on CBC, columnist for Toronto Star
*Neil Herland
*Heather Hiscox
*Jessica Holmes, "Royal Canadian Air Farce"
*Dave Hodge, former host of Hockey Night in Canada
*Michael Hornbrook
*Tommy Hunter
*Tariq Hussain
*Chris Hyndman, "Steven and Chris"

I

*Jay Ingram hosted "Quirks and Quarks" from 1979 to 1992
*Mary Ito

J

*Lorna Jackson
*Judith Jasmin started working for Radio-Canada in the late 1940s, co-hosted "Carrefour" with René Lévesque on Radio-Canada/Radio, hosted "Reportage" and "Conférence de presse", she became the first woman named foreign correspondent for Radio-Canada at the UN (1966), and then in Washington, DC.
*Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada Hosted the documentary series "The Passionate Eye" and "Grands Reportages", and produced and hosted individual documentary films
*Charles Jennings, journalist
*Peter Jennings - At age nine he hosted a kids' program called "Peter's People" on CBC Radio in Ottawa [http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1123500770880_17/?hub=CTVNewsAt11] .
*Erica Johnson
*Molly Johnson
*Cathy Jones, "This Hour Has 22 Minutes"
*Colleen Jones
*Daryn Jones
*Khari Jones
*Clifton Joseph

K

*Teddy Katz
*Linda Kelly, of CBHT
*Mark Kelley
*Paul Kennedy
*Nil Köksal
*Frank Koller
*Leora Kornfeld ("Realtime", "RadioSonic")
*Ken Kostick

L

*Doris Labrie
*Adrien Lachance
*Eva Langbord Head of drama casting Toronto, early television days
*Fred Langan
*Karin Larsen
*Marie-Claude Lavallée
*Christina Lawand
*Grant Lawrence
*Patrice L'Ecuyer
*René Lecavalier, war correspondent (World War II), then hosted "La Soirée du hockey" from its beginning on Radio-Canada television on October 11, 1952 (Montreal Canadiens vs. Detroit Red Wings) until the 1970s
*Marsha Lederman
*Jeannie Lee
*Sook-Yin Lee
*Terry Leibel
*Jean-François Lépine
*Daniel Lessard
*René Lévesque - Worked as journalist for Radio-Canada from after World War II (during which he served as war correspondent for the US Army) to 1960, covering such events as the Korean War (1951-1953) and hosting "Point de mire". He moved on becoming a prominent cabinet minister in Quebec's Jean Lesage Liberal Government (1960), and later Premier of Quebec (Parti Québécois, 1976).
*Avi Lewis
*Sharon Lewis
*Ken Lima-Coelho
*Esse Ljungh, Swedish immigrant, leading radio drama producer/director
*Susan Lunn
*Charles Burchill Lynch
*Laura Lynch

M

*Gloria Macarenko
*Ann-Marie MacDonald, "Life and Times"
*Irene MacDonald
*Neil Macdonald
*Rick MacInnes-Rae
*Linden MacIntyre
*Ron MacLean
*Norma Lee MacLeod, of CBHT
*Ann MacMillan
*Carole MacNeil
*Rita MacNeil, "Rita and Friends"
*Sheila MacVicar
*Judy Maddren
*Shaun Majumder
*Katie Malloch
*Peter Mansbridge
*Karina Marceau
*Claire Martin
*Jarrett Martineau
*Marc-André Masson
*Terry Matte
*Alexis Mazurin
*Michael McAuliffe
*Bruce McCulloch
*Bob McDonald
*Kevin McDonald
*David McGuffin
*Terence McKenna
*Bob McKeown
*Mark McKinney, "Kids in the Hall", from 1989-1994
*Stuart McLean
*Bernie McNamee
*Susan McNamee
*Ann Medina
*Suhana Meharchand
*Rick Mercer
*Ruby Mercer
*Wendy Mesley
*Don Messer
*Lorne Michaels, "The Hart and Lorne Terrific Hour" (1970-1971)
*Terry Milewski
*Greg Millen
*Gord Miller
*Sean Millington
*Mitsou
*Colin Mochrie
*Barry Morse
*Paul Moth (fictional)
*Patrick Munro
*Rex Murphy
*Anne Murray, on "Singalong Jubilee", in the 1960s.
*Don Murray
*James Murray
*Mike Myers, "Range Ryder and the Calgary Kid", 1977, and a guest role on "King of Kensington"

N

*Pascale Nadeau
*Knowlton Nash
*Alan Neal
*Harry Neale
*Julie Nesrallah
*Don Newman
*Kevin Newman
*Sydney Newman
*Lori Nichol
*Andrew Nichols
*Craig Norris
*Jim Nunn, host of "First Edition" of CBHT

O

*Catherine O'Hara, "Coming Up Rosie", as Myrna Wallbacker
*Terry O'Reilly
*Scott Oake
*Carol Off
*Susan Ormiston

P

*Murray Parker
*Karen Pauls
*Susan Pedler
*Francine Pelletier
*Fred Penner
*Jacquie Perrin
*Holger Petersen
*Saša Petricic
*Anne Petrie
*Curt Petrovich
*Kathleen Petty
*Geoff Pevere
*Chu Anh Pham
*Cameron Phillips
*Christopher Plummer - starred in a CBC TV production of Othello in 1951 [http://www.christopher-plummer.com/astor327.html] .
*Daniel Poirier
*Dominique Poirier
*Ross Porter
*Sue Prestedge
*Valerie Pringle

Q

*Mark Quinn
*Stephen Quinn

R

*Fred Rainsberry Head of Children's Department 1950s and 60s
*Greg Rasmussen
*Andrea Ratuski
*Judy Rebick
*Nigel Reed - MLS match play-by-play commentator, usually alongside Craig Forrest (2007 only), Bob Lenarduzzi (2008, temporary) and Jason DeVos
*Scott Regehr
*Phil Reimer, former weather anchor at CBUT
*Drew Remenda
*Caroline Rhea - Comedienne, TV host
*Bill Richardson
*Daniel Richler
*John Robertson
*Lloyd Robertson - Hosted "CBC Weekend" in 1969 and then anchored CBC's "The National" from 1970 to 1976
*Carla Robinson
*Lynne Robson
*Fred Rogers - His "Mister Rogers" (1962) CBC show became "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" on NET (later PBS) in 1968 [http://www.cbc.ca/stories/2003/02/27/rogers_obit030227] .
*Shelagh Rogers
*William Ronald
*Carlo Rota, "Great Canadian Food Show"
*Ioanna Roumeliotis
*Kas Roussy
*Lynne Russell
*Kelly Ryan

*Steven Sabados, "Steven and Chris"
*Aaron Saltzman
*Percy Saltzman, weatherman
*Jeanne Sauvé - The late Governor General of Canada was a freelance journalist for CBC Radio starting in 1952
*Doug Saunders, sportscaster of CBHT's "First Edition"
*Eve Savory
*Lorne Saxberg, original CBC Newsworld anchor
*Joe Schlesinger
*Patti Schmidt, "Brave New Waves"
*Dave Seglins, "The World This Weekend"
*Sarika Sehgal
*Anita Sharma
*Jo Lynn Sheane
*Andy Sheppard
*Reg Sherren
*Tetsuro Shigematsu, "The Roundup"
*Martin Short, "Peep Show" guest in "Goldberg is Waiting" episode
*Lister Sinclair, "Ideas"
*Alison Smith
*Dwight Smith
*Raji Sohal
*Shelley Solmes
*Evan Solomon, ""
*Eric Sorensen
*Nick Spicer
*Tina Srebotnjak
*Andrée-Anne St-Arnaud
*Brian Stewart
*Bernard St-Laurent
*Derek Stoffel
*Cy Strange
*George Stroumboulopoulos, ""
*Patty Sullivan
*Donald Sutherland started at age 14 with CBC Radio in Halifax, Nova Scotia
*David Suzuki
*Diana Swain
*Kevin Sylvester
*Alexandra Szacka

T

*Marie-Josée Taillefer
*Tim Tamashiro
*Jimmy Tapp
*Marivel Taruc
*Dave Taylor
*Jowi Taylor
*Jan Tennant was the first woman to host "The National" when she appeared as a substitute newsreader
*Rich Terfry
*Christopher Thomas
*Greg Thomey
*Rosemary Thompson
*Scott Thompson, "Kids in the Hall", from 1989-1994
*Charles Tisseyre
*Ziya Tong
*Jonathan Torrens, hosted Jonovision and former host of Street Cents
*Alex Trebek, "Reach for the Top" co-host, "Strategy" host, 1969
*Stéphanie Tremblay
*Anna Maria Tremonti
*Dennis Trudeau
*Peter Trueman
*Sheldon Turcott
*Marie-José Turcotte

UV

*Julie Van Dusen
*Mark Van Dusen
*Peter Van Dusen
*Michel Viens

WXYZ

*Eleanor Wachtel
*Johanna Wagstaffe
*Pamela Wallin - Worked as a producer on CBC Radio. Her first TV work was on CTV's "Canada AM". She later appeared on CBC TV, as cohost of "Prime Time News" and later host of "Pamela Wallin Live".
*Mary Walsh, "This Hour Has 22 Minutes"
*Cecilia Walters
*John Warren
*Morgan Waters
*Wayne and Shuster
*Jennifer Westaway
*Brian Williams, CBC Sports
*Marcia Williams
*Wayne Williams
*Nancy Wilson, CBC Newsworld
*Paul Winn
*David Wisdom
*Paul Withers, CBHT reporter
*Don Wittman, CBC Sports
*Azeb Wolde-Giorghis
*Nancy Wood
*Nora Young


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