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Raina Douris

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Raina Douris

Host, World Cafe

Raina Douris, an award-winning radio personality from Toronto, Ontario, comes to World Cafe from the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation), where she was host and writer for the daily live, national morning program Mornings on CBC Music. She is also involved with Canada's highest music honors: Since 2017, she has hosted the Polaris Music Prize Gala, for which she is also a jury member, and she has also been a jury member for the Juno Awards. Douris has also served as guest host and interviewer for various CBC Music and CBC Radio programs, and red carpet host and interviewer for the Juno Awards and Canadian Country Music Association Awards, as well as a panelist for such renowned CBC programs as Metro Morning, q and CBC News.

Douris began her career at Toronto rock station 102.1 The Edge, and then continued on to CBC Radio 3, where she hosted daily music-focused shows. In 2013, she was part of the team that launched Central Ontario Broadcasting's Indie88 radio station, and served as its music director and afternoon host before moving to the morning show. In both 2014 and 2015, she was chosen as the "Best Radio Personality in Toronto" by Now Magazine readers for her work. She is a 2009 graduate of Ryerson University's Radio & Television Arts program.

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Jensen McRae on World Cafe

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Zach Bryan on World Cafe

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The Culture Corner: Tibetan Freedom Concert On World Cafe

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Valerie June on World Cafe

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Goat Girl on World Cafe

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Japanese Breakfast on World Cafe

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The Black Keys On World Cafe

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Branford Marsalis On World Cafe

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Tom Jones on World Cafe

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The Culture Corner: Kraftwerk's 'Computer World'

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The Flaming Lips On World Cafe

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Dan Auerbach And Jody White on World Cafe

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