Donnovan (D.J.) Bennett’s many roles with Sportsnet include being a feature host, producer and radio host. A member of the Sportsnet team since 2013, Bennett’s work often touches on the intersections between sports and race, politics, gender and pop culture. Previously nominated for both a Gemini and Digital Publishing Award, Bennett has made a name for himself by telling stories on multiple platforms. In addition to his role as a writer, Bennett hosts videos for Sportsnet’s social media platforms and on radio as a co-host of Free Association, Sportsnet’s NBA podcast.
Q&A: The intersection of sports and art from an Indigenous perspective
Brian Jungen tackled the relationship between sports and art in his exhibit, "Brian Jungen Friendship Centre”, at the Art Gallery of Ontario. He sat down with Donnovan Bennett to talk about his inspiration for the art and why Indigenous representation in the sporting conversation is important.