Amanda Lang has had a front-row seat to the world’s daily top stories in business, politics, and economics. An award-winning journalist known for her no-holds-barred approach to the people, companies, and stories making the news, she is available for keynote speeches, and to act as interviewer or moderator at corporate events.
Lang is the host of Exponential with Amanda Lang, airing on Sirius XM and as a podcast. She has also been an anchor for Bloomberg Television Canada, on Bloomberg North with Amanda Lang. Lang was CBC’s senior business correspondent, reporting for its flagship nightly news program, The National, and host of The Exchange with Amanda Lang, a daily business program airing on CBC News Network. For five years before that, she hosted The Lang and O’Leary Exchange, with Kevin O’Leary, and prior the pair co-hosted SqueezePlay, on BNN, for six years.
The Power of Why, Lang’s bestselling book, explores the connection between curiosity and success, while her other bestseller, The Beauty of Discomfort, examines how difficult change can be, and set out strategies for how to achieve it.
Lang studied Architecture at the University of Manitoba, before becoming a journalist. Her first job in journalism was for The Globe and Mail, and she subsequently joined The Financial Post newspaper, where she became their New York correspondent. In New York she made the leap to television, where she first was part of the team that launched BNN and before long wound up at CNN as a reporter and anchor.