July 1, 1945 | By Piali Roy |
Senior Fellow in Public Policy
Award-winning business journalist Amanda Lang has been covering business in North America for 20 years. She is the host of Bloomberg Markets for BNN Bloomberg, a global program airing daily from Toronto and New York. She is also the host of Exponential, a weekly radio program airing on Bell’s iHeart Radio network.
Previously, Ms. Lang was CBC’s senior business correspondent, reporting for its flagship nightly news program, The National, and host of The Exchange with Amanda Lang, a daily business program airing on CBC News Network. For five years before that she hosted The Lang and O’Leary Exchange, with Kevin O’Leary. And prior to that the pair co-hosted SqueezePlay, on BNN, for 6 years.
Ms. Lang studied Architecture at the University of Manitoba, before becoming a journalist. Her first job in journalism was for the Globe and Mail, and she subsequently joined the Financial Post newspaper, where she became the paper’s New York correspondent. In New York she made the leap to television, where she was part of the team that launched BNN and later joined CNN as a reporter and anchor.
Lang is also a best-selling author. The Power of Why explores the connection between curiosity and success. The Beauty of Discomfort examines how difficult change can be, and sets out strategies for how to achieve it.