"Day 6" is a news magazine that serves up a surprising take on the week. On "Day 6" you'll get a different perspective on the biggest stories going. You'll find out about some of the stories you might have missed: on news, tech, politics, arts and pop culture.
"Day 6" also features a regular cast of contributors who deliver unexpected and funny views on current events. "Day 6" will give you something to think about, talk about and maybe even to laugh about.
"Day 6" is your news cocktail with a twist.
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Brent Bambury, who has always had a deep connection to radio, was still a teenager when he launched his career at CBC, working in Saint John, Halifax and Montreal.
When CBC Radio 2 launched the all-night underground music show Brave New Waves in 1984, Brent worked on the show as a correspondent and was named the show's permanent host a year later. He spent the remainder of the '80s and half of the '90s staying up late, sharing his love for obscure and emerging music.
In the early 1990s, Brent worked as an entertainment reporter for CBC Television's Midday and made the move to co-host with Tina Srebotnjak from 1995 to 2000. In 2000, he helped Kai Black and David Carroll reinvent the game show genre with their highly successful CBC Radio One show, Off the Cuff.
In 2002, he moved to Ottawa to host CBC's top-rated afternoon show All in a Day and also helped design and host the national music quiz show GrooveShinny, even making up the show's goofy name. In 2008, he returned to television to co-host Test the Nation with Wendy Mesley, bringing huge audiences to CBC-TV and rejuvenating the idea of live TV broadcast.
In this period of compulsive creativity, Brent helped invent the Saturday morning playhouse GO!. For eight years GO! was broadcast live across the country, redefining the limits of live radio and making kids out of all listeners of all ages.
Obsessively creating new content, Brent is back at it again with Day 6, a show that blends journalism, current affairs, comedy and opinion together on the radio. Brent thinks radio should be kinetic, full of life, fun, outrageous and thoughtful all at the same time.
Gord came to CBC Radio in 2002. He was a producer at As It Happens and The Current before joining Day 6 in 2016. He got his start in journalism writing about pop music for the London Free Press and swears he used to play in a punk band even though no one believes it.