Speakers / Types: Media Personalities | Journalists
Journalists and Media Personalities
From morning show hosts and anchors to op-ed writers and podcasters, our media personalities are recognizable faces and names who add credibility and star power to your events as speakers, moderators, and emcees.
Co-Host, Hometown Hockey
Tara Slone’s eclectic resume and unique perspective have made her one of the most recognizable faces in the Canadian entertainment industry. The co-host of Hometown Hockey, Tara speaks about her intriguing career path which saw her transition from ...
Dr. David Suzuki
Award-Winning Scientist, Environmentalist and Broadcaster
Dr. David Suzuki has made it his life’s work to help humanity understand, appreciate, respect and protect nature. A scientist, broadcaster, author, and co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation, he is a gifted interpreter of science and natur...
Author of The Reality Bubble and Award-Winning Broadcaster
Award-winning host Ziya Tong shared her love for wonder, science, and technology, every day as the co-host of Daily Planet, Discovery Canada’s long-running science program. Bringing her wealth of knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm to the stage, ...
Documentary Filmmaker | Journalist
Documentary filmmaker and freelance journalist, Alexandre Trudeau shares his bold views on the political, social, and economic forces of our times. Having gained widespread recognition for his edgy and insightful humanism and for his brave iconoclasm...
Host, Global News Morning Toronto
The warm and smiling face of morning television’s “Live Eye” segment for 23 years, Jennifer Valentyne is now the host of Global News Morning Toronto and of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette Canada’s first live after show on the W Network. Wit...
Senior Editor, Maclean's Magazine
Nobody knows Ottawa better than Paul Wells, the senior editor of Maclean’s magazine and former national affairs columnist at The Toronto Star. In more than two decades on the Hill, Paul has covered seven federal elections, three prime minist...
Brian Williams, O.C.
Host, CTV’s Olympic Prime Time
With more than 25 years of broadcast experience, Brian Williams is considered the “dean of Canadian sports commentators.” He has covered virtually every national and international professional-sports event, as well as major amateur tournaments. A...
Legendary Two-Time Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist | Author | Associate Editor, The Washington Post
Former CIA director and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates wished he’d recruited Bob Woodward into the CIA. A journalistic icon who gained international attention when he and Carl Bernstein broke the deeply disturbing news of the Watergate scandal, ...
Host of CBC Radio’s Spark | Author of The Virtual Self
Nora Young is an informed and ideal guide for anyone looking to examine—and plan for—the ever-changing high-tech landscape; she helps audiences understand trends in social media, big data, wearable tech and more, while showing them how to bette...