Evan Solomon

Evan Solomon

Host, CBC TV's Power and Politics
Host, CBC Radio's The House

Two-time Gemini award-winning broadcaster and journalist Evan Solomon is the host of the most-watched national political affairs television show in Canada, CBC News Network's Power and Politics with Evan Solomon, as well as the host of Canada's most popular political affairs radio program, CBC Radio One's The House. On each program, Solomon interviews key politicians and powerbrokers whose actions affect the lives of Canadians across the country.

Prior to his current role, Solomon was the co-host of the Gemini award-winning programs CBC News: Sunday and CBC News: Sunday Night, the weekly current affairs news magazine shows. On Sunday, Solomon covered events all over the world, from the elections in Iran, the navy's battle against piracy in the Persian Gulf, to the immediate aftermath of the Tsunami in Bandeh Acheh, Indonesia.

Solomon has also hosted the CBC TV program Hot Type and the Gemini award-winning CBC program Futureworld, which explored the latest developments in technology and innovation. He produced and hosted a series called The Change Makers, and a series for PBS in America called Masters of Technology.

Solomon was also the co-founder, and for eight years the editor-in-chief, of Shift magazine, an award-winning international magazine about technology and culture.

Solomon has worked as a journalist in North America and Asia, giving him a global perspective on the topics he addresses, from how technology will shape the way we are headed to the role politics plays in shaping our present and future.

A published author, Solomon's books include the bestselling books Fueling the Future: How the Battle Over Energy Is Changing Everything, which was nominated for the National Business Book Award and the National Science Book of the Year; and Feeding the Future: From Fat to Famine: How to Solve the World's Food Crisis. Both books were re-released as Food and Fuel. He is also the author of the bestselling novel Crossing the Distance and two children's books published by Penguin Books.

 

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