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About the Host

Matt Galloway is the host of Metro Morning on CBC Radio One, 99.1 FM, the top rated morning radio program in Toronto

He has been working at CBC Radio for more than 10 years and has hosted the programs Here & Now, The Current and Sounds Like Canada. In 2008, he hosted CBC Radio's coverage of the Summer Olympics live from Beijing. He also anchored CBC Radio's coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics and the 2010 FIFA World Cup. In 2014, he will host CBC Radio's coverage of the Winter Olympics live from Sochi.

For the last 4 consecutive years, he was voted Top Radio Personality in Toronto by the readers and editors of NOW Magazine. He was also named a Toronto Hero of 2011 by Torontoist, and a Mensch of the Year for 2011 by The Grid magazine. In 2012, he was given the Excellence In Community Service Award for addressing issues confronting diverse communities by the Intercultural Dialogue Institute, and in 2013, received the award for Diversity and Social Inclusion by the Tagore Anniversary Celebrations Committee of Toronto.

Matt is a keen cyclist, burgeoning runner, voracious reader, proud Torontonian and messy cook. He currently sits on the boards of the Stop Community Food Centre and the Toronto Arts Council, and lives in the west end of Toronto with his wife and their two daughters.