Jesse Benjamin Brown is a Canadian journalist, media personality, and businessperson. He is the founder and principal host of Canadaland, a talk show podcast he started in autumn 2013 that has by late 2014 expanded into a crowdfunded media site, which solicits donations to fund operations. Brown is best known for his October 2014 investigative reports with Kevin Donovan, published by the Toronto Star, that focus on various women who claimed to have endured non-consensual violent conduct and workplace sexual harassment from the well-known Canadian radio and television personality Jian Ghomeshi. Ghomeshi was later acquitted of all charges at his trial.
|Born:||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Alma mater:||McGill University|
|Occupation:||Journalist, media personality, businessperson|
|Known for:||Reporting on the trial of Jian Ghomeshi|
|Website:||Jesse Brown (journalist)'s Official site|
|Twitter:||Jesse Brown (journalist)'s Twitter profile|
About Jesse Brown
Talent manager and radio host who rose to fame after getting cast on BET's reality docu-drama Hustle in Brooklyn. He's served as a program manager for Hitz 101.9 FM radio and he hosts a Hip Hop and R&B radio show with cohosts Johnathan Fernandez and Niyah Lee.
Jesse Brown Before Fame
In high school he was an All State New York record-setting linebacker in football, which helped him secure a full ride athletic scholarship to attend Adelphi University.
Achievement of Jesse Brown
He's also the founder of an artist management company called Legends in the Making.
Jesse Brown Family Life
He was raised by a single mother and he has a younger sister.
Associations of Jesse Brown
He's friends with fellow radio host Angela Yee and the two have been pictured attending events together on his Instagram.
Information related to Jesse Brown (journalist)
- Canadian magazine journalists
- Maclean's writers and editors
- Canadian radio journalists
- Canadian podcasters
- Criticism of journalism
- CBC Radio hosts
- Jewish Canadian writers