CBC Radio

For over a decade, Jane created, edited, hosted and produced engaging content on CBC Radio.


  • Three seasons of the limited series Workology was produced between 2001–2003, focusing on how we negotiate our place and purpose as ‘cogs in the modern workplace machine’. It was co-created with veteran CBC producer Ira Basen, wily field reporter Nick Purdon and in-house clock-watcher, Lisa Ayuso.

  • Creator and editor of Wanted Words, a popular CBC radio segment 1999–2001

  • Host of Radio One’s And Sometimes Y, a show about language and words, 2008–2009

  • Host of Radio One’s Home, a series about the social construction of domesticity, 2003

  • Host of Radio One’s The Omnivore, a series on eating and drinking, 2005

  • Guest host of CBC Radio One’s ‘Q’, summer 2009

  • Producer, Network Current Affairs, Radio One, This Morning, Sounds Like Canada, The Sunday Edition, 1998-2007


Other Recent Projects

Mia has explored how photography can be used not only in the dissemination of research but in the process of discovery and collaboration....

Writing on Photography as a Creative Method of Engagement

In 2018, the Dept co-designed and facilitated a day-long consultation event to discuss more equitable distribution of resources in Toront...

Why Not Theatre – ThisGen

The Dept devised and led an ethnographic research approach to explore the perspective of children and families with children in vertical ...

Growing UP – CondoHack

The Dept has collaborated with Park People since 2012 in an advisory capacity and to facilitate and moderate events. Park People supports...

Park People

Dept of Words & Deeds

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