Michael is an author, radio personality, columnist and speaker. For four years he hosted the television show The Arena on Sun News Network every weeknight and for 13 years before that The Michael Coren Show on CTS. He won numerous awards, both in Canada and the US and hosted more than 4000 episodes. He is a columnist for Ottawa Life, Snowbirds Magazine, The Landowner and appears on Newstalk 1010 radio every week and each month on CHCH TV. He is also a monthly columnist for The Toronto Star and The Winnipeg Free Press and a regular contributor to The Walrus and Metro News. He appears on TVOntario’s The Agenda and guest hosts on CKTB radio.
He is the best-selling author of fourteen books, including biographies of G.K. Chesterton, H.G. Wells, Arthur Conan Doyle, J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. He has contributed to the Dictionary of National Biography and several other anthologies. He is published in many countries and in more than a dozen languages. Michael has received several honorary doctorates and awards for his writing and broadcasting. In 2005 he won The Ed Murrow Award for Radio Broadcasting, in 2006 The RTNDA Radio Broadcasting Award, in 2007 the Communicator Award in Hollywood and in 2008 the Omni Award for his television show. In 2012 he was awarded the Queen’s Jubilee Medal for his “services to media.” In 2013 he was named “Columnist of the Year” at the Catholic Press Association awards in Denver.
What People are Saying
“Fearless. Unpredictable. Funny. Never boring. There’s nobody and nothing like Michael Coren in journalism anywhere.” Author David Frum
“One of the best analysis of Pope Francis that I have read recently is an op-ed written by Michael Coren, published in the New York Daily News.” Cardinal Dolan of New York
“One of the smartest and most intelligent guys I know.” Radio & TV Host Dennis Miller