Sample work

When you're part of a daily broadcast for 10+ years, wow, is it ever hard to pick a few examples. Here's a small random selection of recent work - both live and packaged.

                               *All audio is hosted at cbc.ca

2016

James Coffin reflects on father

James Coffin reflects on father

February 16, 2016: James Coffin was 8 years old when his father, Wilbert Coffin of Gaspé, Que., was executed for murder in 1956, a case that is still widely questioned. J. Coffin has rarely spoken publicly, but shared these reflections with the CBC's Rachelle Solomon.

Holly the goat moves to Old QC

Holly the goat moves to Old QC

January 25, 2016: A new little goat is bringing a lot of joy to Old Quebec. The CBC's Rachelle Solomon went to the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity to meet Holly the goat and to visit Aldo the donkey, as well as some of their human friends.

QC singer in France's The Voi

QC singer in France's The Voi

Right now in Quebec, the new season of La Voix is getting a lot of attention. Meanwhile, Quebec singer Gabriella is competing in France's version of The Voice. She joined the CBC's Rachelle Solomon in studio to talk about the experience.

2015

Louise Penny: 10 years of mysteries

Louise Penny: 10 years of mysteries

July 8, 2015: It has been 10 years since Louise Penny published her first novel, introducing the world to Chief Inspector Gamache and the fictional Townships' village of Three Pines. The CBC's Rachelle Solomon spoke with Penny about this special anniversary.

Corno in her NYC studio

Corno in her NYC studio

February 13, 2015: Corno's paintings are on public display and part of private collections all over the world. The CBC's Rachelle Solomon met the Chicoutimi-born and raised artist at her New York City studio to talk about 40 years of creating and what keeps her motivated.

The Shigawake Song

The Shigawake Song

August 14, 2015: Li'l Andy has performed as part of the Shigawake Music Festival since it began on the Gaspe Coast. The Montreal country singer joined the CBC's Rachelle Solomon in studio to talk about releasing "The Shigawake Song" in time for this year's events.

Boxer Ariane Fortin at Pan Am

Boxer Ariane Fortin at Pan Am

July 8, 2015: Quebec's Ariane Fortin is the third highest ranked boxer in the world, in her weight class. In the days ahead of competition, the CBC's Rachelle Solomon spoke with Fortin about preparing for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games.

Maxime Giroux's "Félix et Meira"

Maxime Giroux's "Félix et Meira"

February 3, 2015: Maxime Giroux's film "Félix et Meira" won Best Canadian Feature Film at TIFF and was a possible Academy Awards nominee. The CBC's Rachelle Solomon met the director in NYC where it was closing the Jewish Film Festival before opening in QC.

Éric Gagné a new owner at B45

Éric Gagné a new owner at B45

October 2, 2015: Former Major League pitcher Éric Gagné has stepped up to the plate at B45, the Quebec City area baseball bat company. He spoke with the CBC's Rachelle Solomon about becoming an owner, and about growing the yellow birch bat market worldwide.

QC tree-seller inspires documentary

QC tree-seller inspires documentary

March 17, 2015: A Quebecois Christmas tree-seller is a fixture of NYC's Upper West Side during the holiday season. The CBC's Rachelle Solomon went to "François' corner" and met the filmmakers who were so inspired by François that they've made a documentary, Tree Man.

Val d'Or: Allegations of abuse

Val d'Or: Allegations of abuse

October 23, 2015: The aboriginal community in Val d'Or is calling for action after eight police officers were pulled off the job for allegations of abuse and sexual assault. For reaction, the CBC's Rachelle Solomon spoke with Edith Cloutier of the Val d'Or Native Friendship Centre.

"Arvida" shortlisted for the Giller

"Arvida" shortlisted for the Giller

October 29, 2015: The stories that make up Samuel Archibald's "Arvida" are inspired by his hometown in the Saguenay region. Published in French in 2011, the English translation is now shortlisted for the Giller Prize. The author spoke with the CBC's Rachelle Solomon.

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