Jay Ingram

Science broadcaster and writer Jay Ingram was co-host of Discovery Channel's science show, Daily Planet for 16 years. It remains television's only daily hour-long prime-time science and nature news magazine. Jay joined Discovery in 1994 and was instrumental in helping shape the program format.

From 1979 to 1992, Ingram hosted CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks and earned two ACTRA Awards, one for Best Host. In 1992 and 1993, Ingram hosted two CBC Radio series: Cranial Pursuits, a series "by, for and about the brain", and The Talk Show, a series about language that won a Science in Society Journalism Award.

For 10 years, Jay wrote articles for popular children's publication Owl Magazine. He wrote a weekly science column for the Toronto Star for 12 years, and is currently a columnist for Canadian Wildlife magazine.

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