On The Air

As a CBC radio host and broadcaster, Erika Ritter has hosted, guest-hosted, and contributed as a columnist to a wide range of current affairs, arts, music and comedy shows on Radio One and Two, most recently, “As It Happens” “The Sunday Edition”, “The Arts Today,” and “Metro Morning, in addition to “Ontario Morning,” a weekday morning current affairs show heard across southern and eastern Ontario.


Regular Host:
“Ontario Morning” (2000-2005)
“Air Craft” (1988-1990)
“Dayshift” (1985-88) (ACTRA Best Host Award 1986)
“Saturday Stereo Theatre” (1983-84)

Guest Host: (1981 to the present)
“Music and Company”
“As It Happens”
“The Sunday Edition”
“The Arts Tonight”
“Here and Now”
“Fresh Air:”
“Metro Morning”
“Stereo Morning”

Contributor, Columnist, Commentator, Comedy Writer: (1981 to present)
“The Arts Tonight”
“Sounds Like Canada”
“Metro Morning”
“Here and Now”
“Sunday Morning,”
“Variety Tonight”
“Stereo Morning”

Radio Drama Writing
“Good Intentions” (1997)
“Pauline Johnson” (1986)
“Miranda” (1985)
“Winter 1671” (1982)
“Automatic Pilot (1981 – ACTRA Best Radio Writer Drama Award 1982)
“Smith and Wesson” (1979)
“The Girl I Left Behind Me” (1977)

Radio Comedy Writing Series
“The Wayward Bookmobile” (2001)
“Trailing Ivy” (1998)
“The Over-the-Hill Gang” (1991)
“All About Edie” (1988)

Special Program Series
“Noah’s Arkade” (2006)
4 weekly half-hour programs written and hosted by Erika Ritter, on various aspects of human/animal relationships, including consciousness, animals in art, the animals we eat, and how we choose the pets we choose.

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