CBC's Enright to leave 'The Sunday Edition' for new one-hour radio program

TORONTO — Veteran broadcaster Michael Enright will step down as host of CBC Radio One's "The Sunday Edition" at the end of this season to create a new one-hour radio program.

CBC says Enright's last day as host of the weekly series will be June 28, when he will conclude 20 years with the morning program.

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The public broadcaster adds that "The Sunday Edition" will be redeveloped this fall with a new host.

No details were revealed on Enright's new venture.

Enright's lengthy career includes several high profile stints as a national CBC Radio host, for shows including "This Country in the Morning," "This Morning," and "As It Happens," which he co-hosted for 10 years.

Enright says in a release that hosting "The Sunday Edition" has been "the greatest experience and challenge in my career as a journalist."

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 24, 2020.

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