Anna Maria Tremonti
Makes a point at Muzzled Media in 2011
|Born||July 2, 1957|
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
|Alma mater||University of Windsor|
|Network||CBC Radio One|
She has served as a senior reporter for The National, where she won two Gemini Awards, and a host of The Fifth Estate, where she won a Gracie Award. From 2002 until 2019, she hosted CBC Radio One's morning news and current affairs program The Current; in May 2019, she announced that she would retire from the program at the end of her 17th season, and will transition to a new role creating and hosting two new CBC podcasts. In November 2019, her first new podcast was announced, which was released in January 2020, as More With Anna Maria Tremonti.
Her later experiences included private broadcasting contracts in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia at CKEC Radio and Toronto before serving with the CBC in Fredericton, Halifax, Edmonton, Ottawa and Toronto. She also worked as a CBC correspondent in Europe, and was for several years the chief CBC correspondent in the Middle East.
- "CBC big Gemini winner". Vancouver Sun, October 3, 1998.
- Electric Current Archived May 2, 2014, at the Wayback Machine, by Marianne Delija, at the Ryerson Review of Journalism; published June 2004; retrieved May 1, 2014
- "Anna Maria Tremonti switches to radio". Toronto Star, July 24, 2002.
- "Anna Maria Tremonti leaves CBC’s The Current after 17 seasons". The Globe and Mail, May 27, 2019.
- Victoria, Ahearn (November 6, 2019). "Anna Maria Tremonti wants to go down 'rabbit holes' with her new 'More' podcast". Toronto Star. Canadian Press. Retrieved November 7, 2019.
- "Toll of wars vivid for broadcaster". Windsor Star, March 27, 2002.
- "Reporter savours dream job in Israel". Ottawa Citizen, July 4, 1998.
- Acknowledgements in Filion's book The Only Average Guy: Inside the Uncommon World of Rob Ford. Random House of Canada, 2015. ISBN 9780345816016.
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