Piya Chattopadhyay is a Canadian journalist and host of on The Sunday Magazine CBC Radio One.
She is known for her work on
CBC Radio,   as well as on  Fox News Radio, and  TVOntario. Prior to launching  The Sunday Magazine in 2020, she was the host of and had worked in broadcasting for more than 20 years, as a fill-in anchor and host on TVOntario and the CBC's radio and television networks, including on Out in the Open , The Agenda , The Current , Q and The World at Six , and previously as Fox News Radio's Cross-Country Checkup Middle East correspondent.
In 2010 she won the
Gabriel Award for Do No Harm, her documentary about Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish.
Her weekly CBC Radio series
Out in the Open debuted on May 28, 2016, and ran until June 28, 2020.
On June 8, 2020, it was announced that Chattopadhyay would be succeeding
Michael Enright as host of CBC Radio's three-hour Sunday morning block of in-depth interviews and documentaries which was called under Enright's tenure. Sunday Edition The new programme,  The Sunday Magazine, premiered on September 13, 2020.
Chattopadhyay's parents emigrated to Canada from
Kolkata, India in 1967, and she was born in  Saskatoon. She is married to fellow journalist  Peter Armstrong, whom she met while both were working for the CBC.
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CBC's Piya Chattopadhyay: 'doing what I want to do', by Constance Scrafield; at the Orangeville Citizen; published October 31, 2013; retrieved May 1, 2014
Crowd greets CBC staff as bureau goes on air, by Jason Hewlett; at the Kamloops Daily News; published October 9, 2012; retrieved May 1, 2014
Senate explores future financial landscape, by Paul Mayne, in Western News ( University of Western Ontario); published November 21, 2013; retrieved May 1, 2014; "well-known radio and television personality, Piya Chattopadhyay, who is often a host on both CBC radio and TVO (...)"
The adventure continues..., by Denise Garrado; in the Bradford Times; published March 31, 2011; retrieved May 1, 2014
TVO welcomes Piya Chattopadhyay to The Agenda with Steve Paikin Archived 2014-05-02 at the Wayback Machine at TVOntario; published April 20, 2011, retrieved May 1, 2014
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Office romance is good for business, by Jasmine Budak, in ; published May 7, 2012; retrieved May 1, 2014 Canadian Business