The Revue Politique “Tête à Tête” series delves into the lives of newsmakers, movers and shakers. In these in-depth and personal conversations, Pierre Donais sits down with guests to discuss their life experiences and to reveal what drives them today.
In this episode, Pierre speaks with Roger D. Landry, former editor of La Presse. Mr. Landry has enjoyed a full and successful career in marketing, communications, and administration. He worked as assistant director of public relations for Expo 67 in Montreal. In 1977, he became the vice-president of marketing and public affairs for the Montreal Expos and helped to create their mascot, Youppi. He was also president and publisher of the daily newspaper La Presse between 1980 and 2000.
Drawing on four decades of radio and TV experience, Pierre has a reputation for being as personable as he is astute. He joined CPAC in 2003 to host Revue Politique, a nightly review of the day’s politics for Francophone viewers. He also delves into the personal with guests on Tête à Tête. A former anchor and journalist at TQS and Télémédia CIMF-FM in Outaouais, Pierre also served as radio host and station manager. He has recently completed his Master’s degree in law at the University of Ottawa.