Amanda Lang | Anchor at BNN Bloomberg
Amanda Lang is a bestselling author and an award-winning business journalist who has been covering business in North America for twenty years. She is an anchor at BNN Bloomberg, and for six years was CBC’s senior business correspondent, reporting for its flagship nightly news program, The National, as well as hosting The Exchange with Amanda Lang, a daily business program that aired on the CBC News Network.
Amanda rejoined BNN Bloomberg in January 2018, returning to the channel she helped create almost 19 years earlier. As New York correspondent, she was a key part of the team that launched BNN Bloomberg’s predecessor, ROBTV, in 1999. She has been covering business news in North America for 20 years. She started her journalism career at The Globe and Mail and then the National Post, before moving into television with ROBTV and then CNN. Amanda returned to BNN Bloomberg/ROBTV in 2002 as anchor of the network’s flagship morning show before creating and hosting SQUEEZEPLAY, a nightly issues-driven debate show with Kevin O’Leary. In 2009, she left BNN Bloomberg to join the CBC as its senior business correspondent. Most recently she worked as an anchor for Bloomberg Television Canada.
Amanda studied architecture at the University of Manitoba before becoming a journalist. Her best-selling book, The Power of Why, (HarperCollins, October 2012) explores the connection between curiosity and success. Her second book, The Beauty of Discomfort, was published in 2017.
Truly successful people don’t merely tolerate discomfort—they embrace it and seek it out again and again. – Amanda Lang, The Beauty of Discomfort.