Anchor, Bloomberg TV Canada | Bestselling Author, The Beauty of Discomfort
Amanda Lang has had a front-row seat to the world’s daily top stories in business, politics, and economics. An award-winning journalist known for her no-holds-barred approach to the people, companies, and stories making the news, she is available for keynote speeches, and to act as interviewer or moderator at corporate events.
Lang was an anchor for Bloomberg Television Canada, on Bloomberg North with Amanda Lang. Previously, she was CBC’s senior business correspondent, reporting for its flagship nightly news program, The National, and was host of The Exchange with Amanda Lang, a daily business program airing on CBC News Network. She also hosted The Lang and O’Leary Exchange, with Kevin O’Leary, for five years, and the pair co-hosted SqueezePlay on BNN, for six years.
Lang studied Architecture at the University of Manitoba, before becoming a journalist. Her first job in journalism was for the Globe and Mail, and she subsequently joined the Financial Post newspaper, where she became the paper’s New York correspondent.
In New York, Lang made the leap to television, where she first was part of the team that launched BNN and before long wound up at CNN as a reporter and anchor.
Lang is also a bestselling author. The Power of Why explores the connection between curiosity and success, and The Beauty of Discomfort examines how difficult change can be, and set out strategies for how to achieve it.