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Piya Chattopadhyay

Piya Chattopadhyay

Piya Chattopadhyay is featured in the following program(s):

Piya Chattopadhyay is the host of OUT IN THE OPEN, an adventurous and wide-ranging weekly one-hour radio program on CBC Radio One, that brings you real talk about real life. Each week Piya and her team explore how one big topic is affecting regular people, and invite challenging perspectives into the conversation. She is also the regular Friday host of CBC Radio One’s flagship current affairs program, THE CURRENT.

Piya has been an on-air fixture in broadcasting for two decades as a reporter and host, for both radio and TV, in Canada and abroad.

She worked as a guest host for TVO’s The Agenda for several years. Prior to that, she was Fox News Radio's Middle East correspondent, based in Jerusalem. During her three years in the region, she covered war and conflict, peace and politics, and people coping with everyday life.

Piya has reported from many international locations including Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, India, Israel, Lebanon, Egypt, the Palestinian territories, Kenya, the United Kingdom and France, to name but a few.

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

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