June 8, 1971 |
Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
Douglas was born in Truro, Nova Scotia.
As a presenter, Douglas has starred in the series Things That Move (History, NatGeo Canada), Working Over Time (History), and Ancestors in the Attic (History, Global). He hosted the 161 country-wide live broadcast of Jetman Live for National Geographic.
Douglas appeared as Professor Zachary in Discovery Kids' Strange Days at Blake Holsey High and as Cubby in The Famous Jett Jackson. He has received three Gemini nominations, and won the 2001 Kari Award for best performer in a television commercial.
On December 15, 2010, it was announced that Douglas would be joining Carol Off as a co-host of CBC Radio One's As It Happens, effective January 4, 2011. In 2012, he starred as the owner of a juice bar in Mudpit.
He also had a short cameo in John Q.
He was also co-host of Canada's Smartest Person season one in 2014.
- "Meaningful menial labour". Ottawa Citizen, April 19, 2008.
- "CBC Radio’s As It Happens hires ‘Joe Canadian’ as co-host". Toronto Star, December 15, 2010.
- The Bessies: Craft Awards, 2001.
- "CBC Announces Jeff Douglas as new Co-Host of As it Happens". Broadcaster, December 15, 2010.