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.
In 1977, he researched and wrote his first documentary segment (on the subject of the fur trade), titled The Fur Trade Revisited. 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.
- ACTRA award for best Canadian radio documentary for War on the Home Front, co-authored with Timothy Findley
- B'nai B'rith Media Human Rights Award for Nuremberg on Trial
- Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Special Citation for Excellence in Ocean Science Journalism (2005), for Learning from the Oceans
- List source :
- "CBC News foreign correspondent Nahlah Ayed to host CBC Radio's Ideas - The veteran journalist will take over from Paul Kennedy in September".
- "About the Host". CBC Radio-Canada. 2011. Retrieved June 13, 2011.
- CBC: His last show: June 28, 2019: Learning to Listen: Paul Kennedy's takeaway lesson Paul Kennedy - Ideas
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