Jamie Purdon, is the cofounder and President, of RPA. As president, Jamie is responsible for the creation of all strategic program material. Before RPA, Jamie was one of the more influential journalists in Canada. He was responsible for the daily newsgathering operations for the CBC both domestically and internationally. He is a multi- award winning television producer, and has led, or created many of the outstanding programs in Canadian radio, including, This Morning, As it Happens, and The Current. He also directed CBC’s federal and provincial election coverage. Jamie has degrees from York University, Ryerson, and the University of Windsor. He is also a graduate of the Kennedy school of Government at Harvard, where he received a Masters in Public Administration.