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12 2012

Meet Dianne Buckner, Host of CBC’s DRAGONS’ DEN

Syndicated from: Canadian Youth Business Foundation

Dianne Buckner brings a natural curiosity along with years of experience to her position with CBC News. For 10 years, she hosted the popular current affairs program Venture, eventually becoming the show’s executive producer, as well. From there, Buckner went on to co-create Fortune Hunters, a magazine show on CBC Newsworld that focused on entrepreneurship. And since 2006, she has hosted CBC’s popular reality show Dragons’ Den. Prior to her time with CBC, Buckner spent five years at CTV, where she co-hosted the consumer affairs program Live It Up!, and was backup host for Canada AM. Buckner’s work has taken her to Australia, the Netherlands, Japan and Iceland; she’s interviewed prime ministers, as well as celebrity CEOs, such as Jack Welch and super-investor Warren Buffett. Buckner has also worked in print journalism, writing book reviews for The Globe and Mail, and a weekly column for the Metro chain of newspapers. March 22 6PM – 8PM MacEwan Conference & Event Centre Room 210, MacEwan Student Centre 2500 University Drive NW Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 Free Admission, Sign Up Here At random, one lucky registrant from the Calgary event will win a lunch with Dianne Buckner on the day of the event. View full contest rules and regulations.

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