Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

Words With Presents: Jian Ghomeshi

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Jian Ghomeshi is a broadcaster, writer and musical artist from Toronto. He is currently best known as a national on-air personality on CBC Television and Radio as the host of the show Q. He has hosted various programs on television and radio including The National Playlist, Sounds Like Canada, Zed and The End. He spent three years as the host of the Gemini-award winning TV program, Play, where he interviewed subjects ranging from Woody Allen to Johnny Rotten to Jane Fonda. He has written for numerous publications including the Sunday Washington Post and The Globe and Mail. He first came to public attention as a singer and songwriter in the multi-platinum selling folk rock group, Moxy Früvous.