• BNN Talent

    Paul Bagnell

    Paul Bagnell joined BNN Bloomberg in 2001, anchors The Street between 8 a.m. ET and 9 a.m. ET and reports on major corporate news stories for the channel. His areas of specialty include financial services, telecommunications and legal affairs.

    He has been BNN Bloomberg's reporter at landmark court rulings such as the Livent fraud trial, the Nortel Networks fraud trial and the BCE bondholders case at the Supreme Court of Canada.

    Before joining BNN Bloomberg, Bagnell was a reporter at the Financial Post for seven years, covering numerous beats. Prior to that, he was a correspondent in Ottawa and Washington for Thomson Newspapers.

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    Andrew Bell

    Andrew Bell is the host of Commodities and is a specialist on everything drilled, grown and dug out of the ground. A native of Dublin, Ireland, Bell worked as an investment reporter and editor with The Globe and Mail for 12 years prior to joining BNN Bloomberg in 2001. 

    Bell is a keen student of investing idiocy and corporate blunders, relishing the opportunity to examine stocks and mutual funds. 

    Bell gives his blunt, well-researched assessment on the hot stocks of the day and takes viewers through the detailed numbers while asking experts the tough questions, giving viewers the hard truth about personal investing. Bell is the author of Mutual Funds for Canadians for Dummies.

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    Larry Berman

    Larry M. Berman appears weekly on BNN Bloomberg's Berman's Call where Canadians look to him to deliver insights about market performance -- with a focus on education, asset allocation, and prudent risk management.

    Larry is a Chartered Market Technician (CMT), a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter-holder, a US registered Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA), and holds a BA in Economics from York University.

    With 30 years of industry experience, Larry is a is a co-founder, partner and chief investment officer of ETF Capital Management and co-founder of Quintessence Wealth. Prior to founding ETFCM, Larry was chief technical strategist and managing director for CIBC World Markets - where he was ranked as one of Canada’s “Top 3 Analysts” including #1 in fixed-income according to Brendan Wood institutional investor surveys. Larry was also a senior technical analyst for Thomson IFR in Boston and senior technical analyst and trader for Marleau, Lemire Futures in Toronto.

    Larry is the primary author of the textbook for the technical analysis course offered by the Canadian Securities Institute (CSI), which is the basis of education for technical analysis in Canada. Larry is past president of the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts, past vice-chairman (Americas) of the International Federation of Technical Analysts, and past president of the Market Technicians Association - where he is currently the subject matter expert for behavioural finance.

    He is an active supporter of brain research at the Baycrest Foundation and sits on the investment committee for the Children’s Aid Foundation, where he established the Berman Family Scholarship to help adopted youths in financial need to fund a post-secondary education.  As a sought-after speaker, Larry lectures on global macro-economics, behavioural finance, and technical analysis.

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    Paige Ellis

    Paige Ellis is BNN Bloomberg’s Bay Street Reporter, covering everything that matters to Canada’s bustling financial district. Her passion for business news brought her to BNN Bloomberg in 2013, where she quickly found her niche covering transportation and sports business.

    Prior to joining BNN Bloomberg, Ellis was part of the CTV News family, serving as a writer, assignment editor, and reporter for CTV Kitchener.

    Ellis kicked off her journalism career at the age of 19, when she covered the controversial expansion of wind power projects for Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation. Since then, she has worked at the business unit at CBC News, and The Globe and Mail, where she was part of the web team and Report on Business.

    Ellis completed her Master of Journalism degree at Ryerson University. Her Master’s thesis on wind development in her hometown of Kincardine, Ont. aired on CBC’s Radio One – making hers the first Ryerson graduate thesis to air nationally. Ellis also completed a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wilfrid Laurier University, graduating summa cum laude.

    Outside of the BNN Bloomberg newsroom, Ellis enjoys travelling, dancing, and motorcycling.

  • BNN Talent

    Jon Erlichman

    Jon Erlichman anchors BNN Bloomberg’s morning program, The Open, which airs between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. ET on weekdays. He also serves as co-host of Bloomberg’s global program "Bloomberg Markets,” which airs weekdays at 1:30 p.m. ET.

    Additionally, Erlichman is a correspondent and fill-in anchor for CTV National News.

    Erlichman has a background as a scoop-oriented reporter, an accomplished interviewer of top global CEOs and a digital innovator. He rejoined BNN in March 2016.  He previously spent nearly a decade with the channel, including helping with its launch in 1999, when it was known as ROBTV.

    Since his return, he has helped to break multiple stories for BNN Bloomberg and CTV. In February 2017, Erlichman was first to report exclusive details of the planned meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and leading women executives at the White House. He also authored an in-depth piece on the fast growing artificial intelligence industry, called “Better than humans: Vanguards of the AI arms race.”

    On BNN Bloomberg’s Sidelines, which also airs on CTV, Erlichman has interviewed athletes such as Connor McDavid, Tony Parker, Danica Patrick and Georges St-Pierre, along with entertainers such as Robert DeNiro, Ice Cube, Dan Aykroyd and Charli XCX.

    Erlichman previously served as a correspondent for ABC News in Los Angeles.  Beginning in September 2014, he covered high-profile stories for the network, such as the cyber-attack at Sony Pictures, Harrison Ford’s plane crash, and the Ebola crisis in Dallas.

    Erlichman also spent more than six years working for Bloomberg Television.  He joined the U.S. network in June 2008, as a New York-based anchor and reporter, covering the financial markets. During the financial crisis, he routinely reported from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Erlichman also helped spearhead Bloomberg Television’s coverage of General Motors’ bankruptcy, the Bernie Madoff fraud case, and the SEC’s case against Goldman Sachs. He interviewed leading investors, such as David Einhorn, Tom Barrack, Tom Marsico Alec Gores, Michael Burry and Barry Rosenstein and provided daily commentary on Bloomberg Radio. Stories Jon broke included Mark Cuban’s planned sale of Landmark Cinemas and Lions Gate’s attempts to reduce Carl Icahn’s stake in the company.

    In November 2011, Erlichman relocated to San Francisco to help lead Bloomberg Television’s Silicon Valley coverage and join the the daily program, “Bloomberg Technology.” In that role, he interviewed many media and tech leaders, including Barry Diller, Jimmy Iovine, Daniel Ek, Brian Roberts, Tim Westergren, John Donahoe, Ev Williams, Dennis Crowley, Jonah Peretti, Pixar co-founder Ed Catmull and Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman. He reported live from the launch of numerous Apple product events, Facebook headquarters on the day of the company’s initial public offering and from Twitter headquarters during its IPO. In coordination with Bloomberg News, Jon broke stories like Twitter’s internal goal of reaching $1 billion in revenue, Zynga’s planned secondary offering, Motorola’s planned edge to edge phone, Siri co-founder Adam Cheyer’s departure from Apple. In 2013, Erlichman helped create Bloomberg’s first West Coast technology conference, the “Next Big Thing Summit.”

    Erlichman relocated to Los Angeles in July 2013 to further establish Bloomberg Television’s West Coast presence. In that role, he routinely broke news and interviewed top entertainment industry players, including Brian Grazer, Jerry Bruckheimer, Michael Eisner, Ron Howard, David Zaslav, Jon Favreau, Vince Gilligan, Bob Odenkirk, Frozen Directors Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck, Fox’s Jim Gianopulos, will.i.am, Kobe Brant, Robert Rodriguez, Maleficent Producer Joe Roth, Jim Dolan, Irving Azoff, Mike Medavoy, Ryan Kavanaugh, Haim Saban, and BlackBerry CEO John Chen. Erlichman reported extensively on the future of film and television and hosted Bloomberg’s “Business of Entertainment” events, featuring guests like Disney’s Alan Horn and Netflix’s Ted Sarandos. The events were sponsored by Bloomberg and the Tribeca Film Festival. He also appeared daily on the Bloomberg Radio show “Taking Stock.”

    Along with breaking news on Microsoft’s hiring of Satya Nadella as CEO, he was first to report on AMC’s interest in acquiring BBC America, Time Warner’s interest in Fullscreen, CBS’s interest in CNN, Twitter’s hiring of a head of commerce, Xbox Studios slate of original shows, Buzzfeed’s expected 2014 sales of $120 million, Vice Media’s consideration of an IPO, Roku’s consideration of an IPO, Guggenheim’s investment in ‘House of Cards’ creator Media Rights Capital, Jeff Gaspin and Jon Klein’s launch of the digital platform ‘TAPP,’ and the launch of the ‘New Form’ digital studio by Ron Howard, Brian Grazer and Discovery Communications.

    Erlichman has also written columns and articles for Fortune Magazine and The Wrap, and worked as a tech correspondent for the U.S. cable channel HLN (Headline News).

    Beyond his traditional news experience, Erlichman is passionate about digital media.  He served as a news advisor to Disney-owned Maker Studios, helping to launch news partnerships with ABC News. In August 2015, Erlichman helped launch Parachute TV, the first live streaming TV channel on Twitter’s Periscope app.  Parachute won Digital Entertainment World's 2016 startup award, after reaching more than one million live viewers and launching more than 50 shows a week, with more than 100 top Periscope creators.  Erlichman, who has more than 100,000 followers across all social media platforms, was profiled by AdWeek in its September 2015 cover story “Meet The Newest Live-streaming Stars Every Brand Should Know About.”  Business Insider also named him one of the “100 Tech People You Have To Follow On Twitter.”

    Erlichman frequently serves as a moderator and MC at events such as the Top 40 Under 40, CEO of The Year, Tribeca Film Festival, The Wrap’s TheGrill conference, and NATPE Miami gatherings.

    Erlichman majored in Economics at Huron College at the University of Western Ontario, graduating summa cum laude. He was the gold medalist for his outstanding academic performance.   

    Erlichman is based in Toronto, where he lives with his two daughters and his wife, actor and entrepreneur, Caroline Lesley.

  • BNN Talent

    Jacqueline Hansen

    Jacqueline Hansen joined BNN Bloomberg in 2022 as the host of The Close. Airing weekdays from 3 – 5 p.m. ET, the program provides in-depth coverage of the trading day with insights from industry experts, portfolio managers, and company executives.

    Hansen previously served as a Senior Business Reporter for CBC News, covering the day’s major business stories on the network’s various national programs.

    Her career in journalism began in 2010 as a producer for CBC’s flagship business program, The Exchange.

    Having grown up in a small town in B.C., and after spending several years working in the Maritimes, Hansen’s small-town roots drive her passion to learn more about the people and companies behind the daily business headlines.

    Hansen graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from York University and a diploma in Broadcast Journalism from Seneca College. She completed her Canadian Securities Course in 2014.

    She speaks English.

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    Dale Jackson

    Dale Jackson is the voice behind ‘Payback Time,’ new weekly column about how to prepare your finances for retirement. He was part of the team that started BNN Bloomberg, then called ROBTV, in 1999. Dale retired from BNN Bloomberg in May 2019.

    He is also a freelance writer with respected business news sources including the Globe and Mail. 

  • BNN Talent

    Amber Kanwar

    Amber Kanwar is an anchor and reporter appearing on The Open and The Disruptors. Kanwar is a relentless digger, always looking for ways to break news and bring exclusive information and insight to BNN Bloomberg’s audience.

    Amber is a homegrown product of the BNN Bloomberg newsroom, working her way up from intern, to segment producer, and now to anchor. She specializes in equity markets and is constantly seeking out stocks flying under the radar, trends that are about to emerge, and curating research to make it accessible to viewers.She is a leader in breaking news; reporting on Canada’s booming online gaming sector, activist interest in one of Canada’s biggest pipeline companies and one of the most plugged in reporters on the turnaround effort at BlackBerry.

    Amber has interviewed CEOs from across Canada's C-Suite including Blackberry's John Chen, Manulife's Don Guloien, and Ontario Teacher's Pension Plan's Jim Leech to name a few. Prior to joining BNN Bloomberg, Amber completed her Master of Journalism degree at Ryerson University. Her Master's thesis was an investigative story into the fertility industry that broke a national scandal and appeared on the front page of The Globe and Mail.

    When Amber is not poring over analyst reports, you can find her at Monk's Café enjoying the big salad or duck hunting in West Monroe, Louisiana.

  • BNN Talent

    Amanda Lang

    Amanda Lang 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.

    Lang 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. 

    Lang 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, Lang left BNN Bloomberg to join the CBC as its senior business correspondent. Most recently she worked as an anchor for Bloomberg Television Canada.

    Lang 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.

  • BNN Talent

    Kumutha Ramanathan

    Kumutha Ramanathan is a reporter with BNN Bloomberg, having joined the team in 2022.

    Ramanathan brings more than 15 years’ experience in broadcast journalism to the BNN Bloomberg team, having contributed to organizations across Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Previously, she worked as an anchor and reporter for Yahoo Finance, CTV News, CBC, and CP24. Her notable assignments have included interviewing CEOs, politicians, and other newsmakers.

    In 2012, Ramanathan was recognized with a first place prize by the South Asian Journalists Association for her investigative feature on illegal LGBTQ+ migrants in the United States.

    She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto and a Masters in Journalism from Columbia University.

    In her spare time, Ramanathan enjoys mentoring first-generation youth on how to channel their talents and aspirations into viable careers.

    She is fluent in English and speaks conversational Tamil.  

    Follow Kumutha Ramanathan on Twitter: @KumuthaRam

  • BNN Talent

    Tara Weber

    Tara Weber joined the BNN Bloomberg team in August of 2015. As our Calgary-based western bureau chief, she covers the energy industry and any issues of interest from Western Canada.

    After reporting and anchoring in newsrooms across the country for more than a decade, Tara is glad to be closer to home. She recently completed an MBA in Global Energy Management and Sustainable Development at the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business. She also holds degrees in journalism from Ryerson University and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Anthropology from the University of British Columbia.

    Tara sits on the boards of the Kerby Centre and Accessible Housing and two not-for-profit organizations that assist vulnerable populations in Calgary. She’s a recipient of Calgary’s Top 40 under 40 class of 2018 and the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference of 2020.​