Alan Cross

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Alan Cross is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

Michael Hainsworth

Co-Host, Producer
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Michael Hainsworth is a veteran  news reporter and lifelong geek. Hainsworth spent 18 years at BNN, and as Senior Anchor distilled the day’s most important financial and technology stories into understandable and engaging reports for 2.2 million viewers on the network and the CTV Evening News. Hainsworth co-created the world’s first weekly television show dedicated to mobile technology and it’s impact on society, App Central, seen by more than a million viewers in Canada, Europe and Australia. 


Andrea Rooz

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Andrea is the voice of BlackBerry, imaging voice for numerous radio stations, and Fortune 500 company voicemail systems. You may have heard Andrea at various industry gala award shows or if your blood sugar is too high you may also recognize Andrea as the voice for a popular talking glucose meter. No, really.


Vanessa Azzoli

Executive Producer
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 Vanessa has been working exclusively in the music industry for over 10 years. But very quietly geeks out on today’s newest technologies… with a little bit of a fear of AI. When not talking to the G&B team, she posts a lot of photos of her dog online.

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