Paul Kennedy (host)

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Paul Kennedy is a broadcast journalist who works at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. He is a veteran broadcaster and award-winning documentarist, and is best known for being the host of the program Ideas on CBC Radio One from 1999 to his retirement in 2019.[1]

In 1977, he researched and wrote his first documentary segment (on the subject of the fur trade), titled The Fur Trade Revisited.[2] This was featured in an Ideas series entitled Red Man, White World.

While hosting Ideas, Kennedy continued to do documentary work.


Kennedy has a BA degree from Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada; a MLitt degree from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland; and he has done postgraduate work at the University of Toronto, where he studied with the media theoretician Marshall McLuhan.[2]


List source :[2]


  1. ^ "CBC News foreign correspondent Nahlah Ayed to host CBC Radio's Ideas - The veteran journalist will take over from Paul Kennedy in September".
  2. ^ a b c "About the Host". CBC Radio-Canada. 2011. Retrieved June 13, 2011.

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