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Piya Chattopadhyay

Piya Chattopadhyay

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Piya Chattopadhyay is the host of OUT IN THE OPEN (Saturdays at 3 p.m./3:30 NT), an adventurous and wide-ranging weekly one-hour program about the nitty-gritty of real life. Each week host Chattopadhyay and her team look at how one big topic is affecting regular people, and invite listeners to join the conversation.

Chattopadhyay has worked as a guest host for TVO's The Agenda. She also spent more than a decade in the field as a news reporter here in Canada, and was often on the road, reporting from abroad on numerous assignments for CBC. She has reported from Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, India, the U.K. and France, to name but a few.

In 2007, Chattopadhyay decided to take on a new adventure and moved to Jerusalem where she first freelanced for CBC, PRI and the BBC, before taking on the role of Middle East Correspondent for Fox News Radio. During her three years in the region, she travelled to numerous countries, covering stories ranging from war and conflict, peace and politics, to coping and everyday life.

In her off-air life, Chattopadhyay has three young children, and is married to fellow CBC journalist Peter Armstrong.

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