Paul Kennedy (host)
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 since 1999. 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.
As well as hosting Ideas, Kennedy has 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 done postgraduate work at the University of Toronto, where he studied with the media theoretician Marshall McLuhan.
- ACTRA's award for best Canadian radio documentary, for War on the Home Front, co-authored with Timothy Findley
- B'nai B'rith's Media Human Rights Award, for Nuremberg on Trial
- Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Special Citation for Excellence in Ocean Science Journalism (2005), for Learning from the Oceans
- List source : 
- "About the Host". CBC Radio-Canada. 2011. Retrieved June 13, 2011.