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Below, you will find an alphabetized list of CBC personalities. To search for personality simply click on the appropriate letter in the alphabet line provided. For example, if you would like to read about Peter Mansbridge, simple click on the letter "M" to read the listings for people whose surnames start with letter "M".


Jessi Cruickshank 
Host | Canada's Smartest Person

Jessi Cruickshank is one of Canada's most beloved TV personalities and has been hailed as "one of the funniest women on TV today, period," The Province. Cruickshank grew up in Vancouver, where she broke into comedy as the only girl in an all-male improv troupe alongside Seth Rogan. She soon became a household name as the face of MTV Canada, hosting the daily comedy show MTV Live and smash hit The Hills After Show. The After Show became an international phenomenon, syndicated in over 10 countries and generating record-breaking ratings in Canada and the U.S. Cruickshank's self-deprecating humour, irreverent interview style and eclectic flair for fashion has quickly made her a fan-favourite.

She's gone on to star in the nightly talk-show The After Show and has since hosted Live from E!, Jerseylicious, Jessi Cruickshank's Real Hollywood Survival Guide and Olympic Morning. She has also travelled the world as the Canadian Ambassador for Free The Children. Cruickshank splits her time between Toronto and Los Angeles, where she can be seen on The CW series Oh Sit!, TV Land's sitcom Kirstie, CBS' sitcom The Odd Couple and as the L.A. correspondent for eTalk. Cruickshank is currently hosting the second season of CBC's hit primetime series, Canada's Smartest Person.



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