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

This moderated session tackled tasks and challenges facing co-op real estate purchasers. In 2019, Jane Farrow moderated the afternoon...

Cooperative Real Estate Conference

Over an eight year period, Mia collaborated on research on the how culture, place and economy intersect and has co-written book chapters,...

Creative City Writing & Research

Jane co-wrote this revised edition of the bestselling compendium of curious information. Before there was Buzzfeed, there was the Book of...

The Book of Lists – 2017 Edition

The Toronto Arts Council 10 Year Strategy was supported through targeted stakeholder engagement. The Dept of Words & Deeds conducted 30...

Toronto Arts Council