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Anna Maria Tremonti
  Anna Maria Tremonti is the host of the CBC Radio's “The Current”.

Anna Maria Tremonti was born and raised in Windsor, Ontario. She attended Brennan High School and then the University of Windsor, graduating in Communication Studies. Her mother, a retired teacher, was born in Canada and is of Friulan background, while her father was born in Lorenzago di Cadore (in the province of Belluno).
 
She began her career at CKEC in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia in private radio where she spent three years. She then joined the CBC in Fredericton as host of the morning show. She was only twenty four years old when she left New Brunswick for a job in Edmonton as a city beat reporter. By August of 1983, she was working for CBC Television and continued with this for nineteen years. For two years she was correspondent and host for The Fifth Estate. She has traveled the world, filing documentary reports from Berlin, London, Jerusalem, and Washington, and has covered wars and conflict in over thirty countries. Tremonti has received two Gemini Awards during her career, an Outstanding Achievement Award from the Toronto Women, in Film and Television, as well as an honourary Doctorate from the University of Windsor.
 
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