Jim Brown (radio host)

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Jim Brown is a Canadian radio personality, best known as a host of programming on CBC Radio One.

He was the host of the Calgary Eyeopener[1] on CBR in Calgary from 2003 until 2011.[2] Before moving to Calgary, he hosted The Morning Show at CBN in St. John's, Newfoundland, for eight seasons.

He has also been heard across Canada as a guest host of The Current, Sounds Like Canada, As It Happens, The House and Q,[3][4] and as the regular host of the weekly public affairs program The 180.

Prior to joining the CBC, Brown worked as a newspaper reporter and magazine editor. His first film, the feature film Radiant City, co-directed with Gary Burns, was presented in September 2006 at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film won a Genie Award for Best Documentary in 2007.



  1. ^ "CBC Calgary Programs - Calgary Eyeopener". CBC News. 
  2. ^ Lisa Wilton (2011-01-28). "Host Brown leaving Eyeopener". Calgary Sun. Retrieved 2012-01-03. 
  3. ^ "Q Interview". 2011-10-12. Retrieved 2012-01-03. 
  4. ^ "This Week on Q". CBC. January 2012. Retrieved 2012-01-03.