Jeremie Saunders

Producer & Host
eOne Podcast Network

Jeremie is an award-winning actor, producer, TEDx Speaker and host of popular Canadian media, including film, television, and podcasts.

Jeremie attended the acting program at Ryerson Theatre School and went on to host award-winning television series including the CBC children's television series ARTZOOKA! and the National Film Board of Canada's educational documentary series Space School.

Living with a genetic disease called Cystic Fibrosis, Jeremie is passionate about shifting the perspective and stigma around chronic and terminal illness through humour and frank, unfiltered discussions. In his effort to normalize the conversation surrounding illness and death Jeremie presented a riveting talk on embracing our own mortality at TEDx Toronto, 2017.

In 2016 he launched Sickboy Podcast, which has been on iTunes' "best of" list. The podcast is produced and hosted by Jeremie and his two best friends, Taylor MacGillivary and Brian Stever. Together they take a humourous and educational approach as they host a wide range of guests to discuss the experiences of living with terminal or chronic illness.

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