Michel Cormier is featured in the following program(s):
- CBC News (HD) (Reporter)
Michel Cormier is the CBC and Radio-Canada television correspondent in Beijing. Since taking up his posting in 2006, he has covered the Sichuan earthquake, the 2008 Olympics and has followed China's meteoric rise as an economic super-power.
Before Beijing, Cormier was posted in Paris and Moscow. He's covered the war in Afghanistan, hostage takings and suicide bombings in Moscow and a revolution in Georgia, which shortlisted him for a Gemini award. He's reported extensively from Europe, the Middle East and Asia. He covered the death of both Yasser Arafat and Pope John Paul II. He interviewed Vladimir Putin, Hamid Karzai and Benazir Bhutto a few weeks before her assassination.
Before being posted abroad, Cormier was bureau chief for Radio-Canada at Quebec's National Assembly and covered national politics as CBC Radio's Sunday Morning correspondent in Ottawa.
Cormier has a Bachelor's degree in journalism from Carleton University and a Master's in political science from Laval University. He is the author of three books. His latest, La Russie des illusions, was shortlisted for the Governor General's award in 2007. He has won both the Anick and Judith-Jasmin journalism awards.
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