The Agenda with Steve Paikin is TVO's flagship current affairs program. It engages public-minded individuals in current affairs and social issues in an absorbing and insightful manner, and in the medium of their choosing. Broadcast weeknights at 20:00 and 23:00, The Agenda is also available online anytime in audio and video podcast at iTunes, and streamed in our video player and on YouTube. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Executive Producer

Dan Dunsky

Dan Dunsky is the executive producer of The Agenda with Steve Paikin. A broadcast journalist for nearly two decades, he has also written for numerous Canadian and American publications and, like everyone else who cares about journalism, is trying to figure out where the craft is going in the 21st C. Originally from Montreal, QC, Dan oversees The Agenda’s broadcast and online editorial content. Follow Dan on Twitter.

Host

Steve Paikin

Steve Paikin is the anchor of TVO's flagship current affairs program The Agenda with Steve Paikin. A native of Hamilton, Ontario, Steve received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto (Victoria University, Toronto 1981) and his Master's degree in broadcast journalism from Boston University. Follow Steve on Twitter.

Piya Chattopadhyay

Piya Chattopadhyay is The Agenda's summer host and guest host. Piya has reported on a wide-range of issues from politics in the Middle East, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and the Asian tsunami to health, education, social issues and culture. A seasoned journalist with over ten years of experience, she has worked for various news outlets in Canada and abroad. Piya was a Middle East Correspondent for Fox News Radio and most recently was a fill-in host for CBC radio's The Current, The World at Six, The World This Hour and CBC TV's Breaking News Desk. Follow Piya on Twitter.

Producers

Elamin Abdelmahmoud

Elamin Abdelmahmoud is an associate producer with The Agenda with Steve Paikin.

Eric Bombicino

Eric Bombicino is a producer with The Agenda with Steve Paikin. Follow him on Twitter

Mark Brosens

Mark Brosens is a producer on The Agenda with Steve Paikin. He has a B.A. in Political Studies from Queen's University and a M.A. from the joint graduate program in Communication and Culture with Ryerson and York Universities. Follow Mark on Twitter.

Hilary Clark

Hilary Clark is a producer for The Agenda with Steve Paikin. Previously she worked at The New York Daily News and the CBC. She co-founded broken pencil magazine. She's a graduate of the University of Toronto and the New School for Social Research. Follow Hilary on Twitter.

Stacey Dunseath

Stacey Dunseath is a producer for The Agenda with Steve Paikin. Prior to The Agenda, Stacey was a producer with Studio 2 for five years. Before that, she produced for CanWest's Prime Business and CTV's Canada AM.

Colin Ellis

Colin Ellis is a producer for The Agenda with Steve Paikin. He has an Honours B.A. in History and Political Science from the University of Toronto, and an advanced diploma in Journalism from Humber College. Follow Colin on Twitter

David Erwin

David Erwin is the packaging director for The Agenda with Steve Paikin. Follow David on Twitter.

Sandra Gionas

Sandra Gionas is a producer for The Agenda with Steve Paikin. She has been at TVO since 1996, first as a producer for the Daily Unit at Studio 2, and then as a producer for More 2 Life. Sandra is a graduate of the University of Toronto, and Ryerson University's School of Journalism. Follow Sandra on Twitter.

Jonathan Halliwell

Jonathan Halliwell is a production coordinator with The Agenda with Steve Paikin.

Daniel Kitts

Daniel Kitts is a producer for The Agenda with Steve Paikin. He has been with TVO since 1999. For seven seasons he was a producer on the current affairs program Studio 2, and for four of those seasons he also worked on Diplomatic Immunity, a weekly look at foreign affairs. Follow Daniel on Twitter.

Harrison Lowman

Harrison Lowman is an associate producer on The Agenda with Steve Paikin. He has a Bachelor of Journalism from Carleton University. He got his start on the program as an intern. Follow Harrison on Twitter.

Meredith Martin

Meredith Martin is a producer with The Agenda with Steve Paikin. Meredith studied International Development at the University of Guelph and Journalism/New Media at Sheridan College. Follow Meredith on Twitter.

Cara Stern

Cara Stern is a producer with The Agenda with Steve Paikin.  Follow her on Twitter.

Wodek Szemberg

Wodek Szemberg is a producer on The Agenda with Steve Paikin. Wodek is also the producer of Big Ideas and the Best Lecturer Competition. Follow Wodek on Twitter.

Gregg Thurlbeck

Gregg Thurlbeck is a producer/director on The Agenda with Steve Paikin and  Big Ideas. During his years at TVO Gregg has also worked on the medical documentary series Vital Signs, in the on-air promos department, and he was the producer/director for the award-winning book series Prisoners of Gravity.

Ruth Tecle

Producer of Queen's Park This Week.