Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Heaton Dyer is executive director of programming, strategy and innovation at CBC News. He has been with the CBC since 1997, in a number of different roles, including head of current affairs and director of programming for CBC Newsworld (now CBC News Network).
Dyer has worked for public and private broadcasters around the world and has more than 25 years experience in television. He has served as Head of News and Current Affairs at TVNZ, New Zealand and launched TVNZ's version of 60 Minutes (as executive producer) in the early 1990s. Dyer is originally from Australia and has worked as a reporter and producer for several Australian networks including ABC, SBS, Nine Network Australia and the Seven Network. He has also worked extensively in Britain, for a number of different broadcasters and media organizations, including Sky News, Dow Jones and CNBC Europe.
Host Heaton Dyer is a facilitator and will not be part of the finalist selection process.