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 Florian Sauvageau, a professor of communications at Laval University in Quebec. Mr. Sauvageau established the “Centre d’études sur les médias” in 1992. A lawyer and journalist, he worked in media for some time before embarking on a career teaching journalism and doing research studies. Along with Gerald Caplan, he was co-chair of the Task Force on Broadcasting Policy in 1985–1986. In 2004, Mr. Sauvageau received an honorary doctorate from the Université du Québec à Montréal.
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.