Jessi Cruickshank at MPI Toronto

Host and Emcee/MC extraordinaire, Jessi Cruickshank is one of North America’s most beloved television personalities. She became a household name as the face of MTV Canada and the host of MTV’s international smash hit The Hills After Show. She’s been featured in The CW series Oh Sit!, TV Land’s sitcom Kirstie and is the L.A. correspondent for eTalk. CSP_620x296_MediaCentre-thumb-620xauto-379837Just this week CBC announced the renewal of Canada’s Smartest Person for a second season. As host of the first season, Jessi brought some of her critically-acclaimed humour and eclectic flair to the show that’s all about multiple intelligences. The one-hour unscripted  series takes audiences on a fun and inspiring journey to explore a new definition of smart. Canada’s Smartest Person is based on six shades of intelligence embraced as the new markers of brainpower: Math & Logic Intelligence, Visual & Spatial Intelligence, Body & Kinesthetic Intelligence, Linguistics Intelligence, Musical Intelligence and Interpersonal Intelligence. This week Jessi has a double-dose of hosting duties. First up she will be hosting the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Toronto Chapter’s Awards Gala ceremony on Thursday, March 12. MPI has grown from 159 members in 1972 to approximately 20,000 members belonging to 71 chapters and clubs worldwide. The Gala marks the Toronto Chapter’s 25th anniversary. Congrats! logo-juno-awardsOn Saturday Canadian music fans are in for a treat as she hosts the 2015 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards. You can tune-in to the exclusive Gala live stream at 6pm ET on Our 2014 Toronto Engage audience had the pleasure of seeing Jessi’s Hosting/MC skills first hand. Have a look at some of the highlights below: NSB-Divider To request info on Jessi as the Host/MC of your event, visit her profile here.