WHO IS DENNIS TRUDEAU

Dennis Trudeau is one of Canada's foremost broadcast journalists and interviewers and is fluently bilingual.

Over the course of 35 years covering the world, Canada, Quebec and Montreal, Trudeau has worked in newspapers, radio and television.

Trudeau has also extensive experience as a master of ceremonies and discussion moderator for private business, government and not for profit groups.

As a broadcaster, Trudeau worked on national CBC Radio programs such as As it Happens and Cross-Country Check-up and on The National and Midday on CBC Television as well as the CBC all news channel Newsworld.

For almost 20 years, he anchored CBC's supper hour television broadcast, a prime seat for observing the issues that shaped Canada over those years: free trade and Meech Lake, the Oka crisis, the 1995 Quebec referendum on independence, or the 1989 massacre of women at the Ecole Polytechnique in of Montreal.

Trudeau started out in newspapers in Quebec City and Montreal, during the explosive decade of the 1970's, covering the FLQ terrorist trials, the rise to power of the Parti Quebecois and the first referendum on independence in 1980.

As host-interviewer on the acclaimed radio program, As It Happens, he covered the rise of the Solidarity movement in Poland, the invasion of Lebanon and the Lebanese civil war, the rise of Glasnost and Perestroika in the Eastern Bloc.

He earned a Gemini nomination for his work on CBC Television during the Oka Crisis.

He also received a Duke University Fellowship in foreign affairs studies and a Louis Saint-Laurent Fellowship in legal studies at Laval University in Quebec City.

Trudeau studied political science and philosophy at the University of Ottawa.

He obtained his post-graduate degree in journalism at the University of Western Ontario, where he won the J.B.McGeachy Memorial Award and the Inco Journalism Award.

Trudeau is now an independent journalist and commentator and is available as master of ceremonies, moderator and discussion leader.

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