Rex Murphy

Murphy colour 10x8 350dpiSocial Commentator and Editorial Journalist

Rex Murphy is one of Canada’s most respected opinion leaders. His witty intellect and profound insight into issues affecting Canadians are the reasons why they tune in regularly to his weekly CBC radio show, Cross Country Checkup, watch him on CBC TV’s The National, and read his column in The National Post. He has a unique ability to examine a topic and articulate it in the most profound yet digestible way. Murphy’s audiences become so engaged they don’t even realize it’s happening.

Cross Country Checkup is Canada’s only national open-line radio program, broadcast live across the nation every Sunday afternoon. Each week, Murphy moderates a lively discussion on an issue of national interest or importance and invites listeners to call in with their opinions and thoughts.

Rex Murphy is a stimulating speaker, accomplished storyteller, and knows what makes Canadians tick. His innate ability to speak on a variety of topics makes him a great fit for anyone looking for a fresh and honest perspective on the issues facing them today.


• Weekly television commentator on The National

• Sunday afternoon host of CBC Radio’s Cross Country Checkup, Canada’s only national open-line current affairs radio program

• Editorial contributor to CBC Radio’s Definitely Not the Opera

• Weekly columnist, Saturdays in The National Post

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