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Jian Ghomeshi

Jian Ghomeshi is a broadcaster, writer, musician, and producer. He is the host and co-creator of the national daily talk program Q on CBC Radio One and CBC TV. The show, which began in 2007, now has the largest audience of any cultural-affairs program in Canada and also airs across the United States. In 2012 Jian was awarded the prestigious Gold Award for Best Talk Show Host at the New York Festivals International Radio Awards. Jian was a member of the multi-platinum-selling Canadian folk-rock group Moxy Früvous and has written for a number of newspapers including theWashington Post and the Globe and Mail. Born in England and of Iranian descent, Jian lives in Toronto. He still wants to grow up to be David Bowie.

Jian is honored by WAALM for his Cultural Affairs Programme "Q" on CBC Radio One and CBC TV.