Ted Barris is an accomplished author, journalist and broadcaster. As well as hosting stints on CBC Radio and TV Ontario, and regular contributions to the Globe and Mail and the National Post, Barris has authored 16 non-fiction books, including five bestsellers on Canadians in the Great War, the Second World War and the Korean War. Among the awards Ted Barris has received: the international Billboard Radio Documentary Award, the Yorkton Film Festival’s Golden Sheaf, as well as numerous ACTRA nominations. In 1993, he received the Canada 125 Medal “for service to Canada and community.” In 2006, the renowned 78th Fraser Highlanders (Canadian) Regiment presented its annual excellence award, the Bear Hackle Award, to Barris to recognize his "contribution to the awareness and preservation of Canadian military history and traditions."

Website: www.barrisbeat.blogspot.com

Festivals: 2004 (fall), 2009 (fall)

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