SoundOff Podcast

SoundOff Podcast
Episode: 331
  Nov 29, 2022   00:42:08

Wendy Mesley: Freedom 65


If you're a Canadian audience member who's tuned in to a CBC News broadcast anytime in the last 20 or so years, this week's guest should look very familiar. We're joined by Wendy Mesley, the longtime Sunday host of CBC's The National, among several other shows in CBC's repertoire.

In this episode, you will hear about Wendy's early years as a reporter at CFCF in Montreal, her time in radio in Toronto, and her years at the CBC. Wendy officially retired from the CBC in July 2021, but she hasn't been sitting idly by since then. She's currently hosting a wildly successful podcast, Women of Ill Repute, with her good friend and fellow CBC alum Maureen Holloway. In its first week, the show hit #1 on Apple Podcasts in Canada- and it just so happens to be produced by our network. If you haven't yet, you can give it a listen here.

Of course, Wendy shares lots of details about the podcast and how it's come together over the past few months.

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